Walter Lee Daniels, Sr., 90, of Gulfport died Thursday, August 12, 2004 in Deatsville, AL. Mr. Daniels was born in Birmingham, AL and had been a resident of Gulfport since 1950.
He was retired from Civil Service at Keesler Air Force Base where he was a radar technician. Mr. Daniels was active in the Gulf Coast Amateur Radio NET and State Amateur Radio Club and was known throughout seven adjoining states on amateur radio. He and his late wife handled radio communication during the earthquake in Mexico and Hurricane Camille.
Mr. Daniels was preceded in death by his wife, Lessie "Bea" Daniels; and his daughter, Earline Graves.
He is survived by a son, Walter L. Daniels, Jr. and his wife, Mary Jo of Bradenton, FL; a sister, Ruth Farley of Mobile, AL; 8 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be Thursday, August 19, 2004 from 12:30 P.M. until 1:30 P.M. at the Downtown Chapel of Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home, 15th Street, Gulfport. A graveside will follow at 2:00 P.M. at Evergreen Gardens in Gulfport.