Wilkie R. Daniel Jr. U.S. Army (Ret.) COLUMBIA - A graveside service celebrating the life of Willkie R. Daniel, Jr., 87, United States Army (Ret.) of Columbia will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 29, 2014, in Greenlawn Memorial Park with Reverend David Sturgeon to officiate and full military honors to follow. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. Friday until the hour of the service at Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park, 845 Leesburg Road, Columbia, SC 29209. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Temple Baptist Church, 806 Universal Drive, Columbia, SC 29209 in Wilkie's memory. On-line condolences may be sent to www.Thompsonsfuneral.com. Mr. Daniel passed away on Monday, August 25, 2014. He was a dedicated member of Temple Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. Mr. Daniel retired from the United States Army after having served in World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. Mr. Daniel was predeceased by his wife, Mary Stripling Daniel. Surviving are his nephew whom he raised as his son, Rick Kelly and his wife, Barrie; a daughter-in-law, Regina Parrott; grandchildren, Wade Parrott and Jessica Thomas (Mike); a great-grandchild, Georgia Lynn Thomas; a host of other relatives and friends who will miss him dearly.
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Thompson Funeral Home at Greenlawn Memorial Park
845 Leesburg Road Columbia, SC 29209
Published in The State on Aug. 28, 2014