Robert “Bob” M. Daniels
Robert “Bob” M. Daniels, 73, of Tiline, KY, formerly of Ada, Ohio, died Thursday, November 28, 2013 at his home with his family and best friend, Dewey Yates by his side. Bob fought a brave fight against cancer for several years.
Bob is survived by his wife, Mona Daniels of 23 years and two stepdaughters Lisa Dunaway-Maldonado and husband J.R. and Lana Houston and husband Timothy; three grandchildren, Laken Abernathy and husband Thomas, Ethan Houston and Cole Houston; and one great grandchild, Caden Abernathy. Also surviving is one brother Ray Daniels. He was preceded in death by his father Melvin Daniels and his mother Thelma Reeb-Daniels.
Bob was retired from the Army Corps of Engineers. He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and served on the USS Amberjack SS-522 submarine from 1958-1962. He was a member of the Smithland United Methodist Church. He was an avid Nascar fan and loved watching UK Basketball with his wife at home, which they shared with their “four legged” children, Sadie and Gracie.
Bob loved watching the Hummingbirds and deer from his rocking chair on the back porch and made sure there was always food for them when they came to “visit”. Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend and will be truly missed by all that knew him.
Funeral services with military honors will be held at 12 p.m. on Monday, December 2, 2013 at Boyd Funeral Directors, 212 E. Main Street in Salem, KY with Pastor Brad Shuck officiating.
Burial will follow at Adams Cemetery in Rock Creek, Il. Visitation will be from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Sunday, December 1, 2013 at the funeral home.