Willis Elton Daniel

Willis Elton Daniel, 84, of Roanoke Rapids died Tuesday, May 26, 2009.

Mr. Daniel, a native of Halifax County, was the son of the late Paul Elton and Lillian Warren Daniel. He was a Veteran of the United States Army having served his country during WWII. Mr. Daniel was retired from J.P. Stevens Company.

He was a member of the VFW and the DAV.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lee Daniel; his daughter, Dean Daniel of Greensboro; two sons, Elton Daniel and his wife, Ethel, of Kailua Hawaii and Rob Daniel of Raleigh; five grandchildren; David, Edward and Warren Daniel, Emily Borders and Callie Daniel; and five great-grandchildren.

Graveside services with military funeral honors will be held Thursday, May 28 at 1 p.m. at Cedarwood Cemetery in Roanoke Rapids. Rev. Sandra Mull will officiate. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Askew Funeral and Cremation Services in Roanoke Rapids.

The flag in front of the funeral home flies at half-staff in honor of Mr. Danielís service to his country.

While flowers are appreciated, the family has requested that donations be made to the Roanoke Valley Veterans Center, 1620 E. 10th Street, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.



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