Maurice “Bill” Daniel, 88, of Abilene passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018 in Abilene
A funeral service will be held Wednesday, July 11, 2018 at 10 AM at the Elmwood Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Texas State Veterans Cemetery, 7457 W. Lake Road, Abilene, TX 79601. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, July 10, 2018 from 6 to 8 PM at the funeral home.
Bill was born on May 20, 1930 in McAllen, TX to the late James Daniel and Helen Peeck Daniel. After High School, Bill enlisted in The Air Force. In the Air Force, Bill served in both The Korean and The Vietnam wars. On August 26th, 1965, Bill married Patsy Taylor in Abilene. Bill retired from the Air Force and went to work for the Department of Public Safety. He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church and will be dearly missed by his family and friends.
Bill is survived by his wife of 53 years, Patsy Daniel; 2 sons, Derek Daniel and wife Susan, David Daniel and wife Michelle; daughter, Diana Donato and husband Phil; 6 grandchildren, Mathew Daniel, Sara Daniel, Brittany Gurganus and husband Brandon; Erricka Daniel, P.J. Donato and Jamie Bowling; great grandson Braddock.
Bill was also preceded in death by his brother Walter Daniel.
I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family. You have my very deepest sympathy
Joann CooperHubbard, TX
Bill will be missed. We enjoyed our many trips together. Bill treated Patsy like a queen and he never complained. Our heart aches.
Zelma and CullenAbilene, TX
To Patsy and ALL of Bill's family: Please know that each of you are in our thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow and loss.Bill was a special person and will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
With sincere sympathy and condolences
Michael and Anita Brown
Anita and Michael BrownAbilene, TX
Both Dora and I offer our prayer and love during this difficult time for your entire family.
Tracyl GandeeAbilene, TX