Thomas Roger (TR) Daniel, age 66, of Florence, Ala., (St. Florian), died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013. TR was born Nov. 6, 1946, to the late Grayford (Jackie) and Annie Daniel, of Collinwood, Tenn.
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TR proudly served four years in the U.S. Navy. He retired from TVA with 30 years of service, of which the last 20 years he worked as a unit operator at Colbert Fossil Plant.
He is survived by his soul mate, best friend, and love of his life, wife, June Isbell Daniel; sons, Russell Daniel and wife, Trilina, and Jason Daniel and wife, Christy; stepson, Thomas Sneed and wife, Tabitha; stepdaughter, Melissa Sneed (Daniel); seven grandchildren whom he dearly loved and was extremely proud of, Mackenzie Daniel, Madison Daniel, Emberli Daniel, Elijah Thomas Daniel, Evan Woodis, Abigail Sneed, and Thomas Henry; sister, Barbara Michaels, father-in-law, Buddy Isbell; and the mother of his sons, Wanda Daniel.
In addition to his parents, TR was preceded in death by his sister, Thelma, brother, Hoyt Ray, and mother-in-law, Mary Isbell.
TR was known for his love of Tennessee football, Lady Vols softball, and the Atlanta Braves. However, his greatest enjoyment came from watching his grandchildren play. Papaw was their greatest fan and cheerleader, attending games whenever possible.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. The funeral service will follow at noon in the funeral home chapel, with interment following in Glendale Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Ricky McCann, Johnny Elom, Larry Reed, Sonny Isbell, Evan Woodis, David Smith, and Conner Vickery.
An online guest registry is available at www.morrison
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825 N Main Street Tuscumbia, AL 35674
Published in Florence Times Daily on Oct. 14, 2013