Francis Ronnie Lee McDaniel, 78, Neosho, MO, passed away July 21, 2022 at his home after an illness.
Francis Ronnie Lee McDaniel was born March 1, 1944 in Newton County, MO, the son of William and Mary (Wright) McDaniel.
Francis Ronnie Lee McDaniel married Jo Ann Gorum November 4, 1966 in Pensacola, FL. and she preceded him in death October 17, 2020, He also was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Neal McDaniel and Leon McDaniel; two sisters, Betty Howard and Mary Embree and one grandson William McDaniel.
Ronnie formerly worked as a ware-house supervisor. He also ran a farm and enjoyed being with his family. Ronnie formerly served on the Cemetery Board for Burkhart Cemetery. He was US.Navy Veteran. Ronnie was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church.
Additional survivors include four sons; Bill McDaniel and wife Carole, Lee McDaniel, Providence, RI, Troy McDaniel and Dusty McDaniel all of Neosho, MO; two daughters, Crystal McDaniel, Providence, RI and Kimberly Tutton and husband Travis, Neosho, MO; 12 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild and two on the way.
The body has been taken for cremation under the direction of Campbell-Biddlecome Funeral Home, Seneca, MO.
The family will hold a memorial service at 10:00 am, Saturday, July 30, 2022 at the Bethany Baptist Church with Ron Bridges and Ray Merriman officiating. After services the cremains will be placed in the Burkhart Cemetery with military rites.