ANGUS, Sgt. Daniel M., 28, of Thonotosassa, Fla., was killed in combat while
deployed on his third tour
of duty in the Middle East in the Helmand Province, Afghan-istan. He was assigned to 1st Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment, Regimental Combat Team 7, and 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade based in Camp Lejune, N.C. Sgt. Angus was highly dedicated to the Marine Corps and had served two tours of duty in Iraq. Born in Schenectady, N.Y., he Angus had been a Thonotosassa resident since age 2. He graduated from Armwood High School in 2000, joined the Marine Corps in 2003, where he had planned to make the Marine Corps his career.
Sgt. Angus loved spending time with his family, hunting, fishing and mudding. He is survived by his loving family, wife Bonnie; daughter, Kaitlyn Marie; parents, William and Kathy Angus; sister, Tracy (Timothy) Maiville and their son, Andrew; and grand-father, Kenneth Betts. Also surviving are several aunts, uncles and cousins. A visitation will take place 10-11 a.m. Saturday, February 6, 2010, at First United Methodist Church Brandon, 120 N. Knights Ave., Brandon, FL 33510-4324. A funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial with honors will take place at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, following the funeral service. Memorial donations may be made the "Kaitlyn Marie Angus Fund" at Railroad Industrial Federal Credit Union, 3710 North 50th Street, Tampa, FL 33619, (813) 621-6661.
"Our Hero, a beloved father, husband, son and brother, who will be sadly missed and always remembered by all." Semper Fidelis.