Funeral services for Bro. William Basdal McDaniel, 85, of Holcomb, are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, February 25, 2015 at the Holcomb Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Indianola Cemetery.
Visitation is Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at National Funeral Home.
Bro. McDaniel died at UMMC of Grenada.
He was born on September 9, 1929 and was the son of the late Joe Henry McDaniel and Bernadine Curry McDaniel of Drew, MS.
Bro. McDaniel was a Guidance Counselor and a Teacher in the Grenada School District. He also served as a Baptist minister for 59 years. The first church he pastored was New Hope Baptist Church in Coffeeville, then serving for 48 years at Bethel Baptist Church in the Oxberry Community.
Bro. McDaniel is survived by his wife of 66 years, Alyne Petty McDaniel: 2 sons, Joe McDaniel (Joan) and Gary McDaniel (Theresa) both of Holcomb; 4 grandchildren, Misty Campbell, Brandon McDaniel, Amy Green (Chris) and Cheri Melton (Joseph Wesley); 6 great-grandchildren, Mark Edward Campbell, James Adam Campbell, William McDaniel Campbell, Clayton Cole Campbell, Liam Robert Green, and Jhett Weston Melton; 1 sister, Elaine McDaniel Deer of Mendenhall.
He was preceded in death by his parents and 1 brother, Billy T. McDaniel.
Officiating the services will be Bro. Kevin Tribble and Bro. Larry Kilgore with Mark Edward Campbell, James Adam Campbell, William McDaniel Campbell, Clayton Cole Campbell, Keith Livingston, Chris Green, and Joseph Wesley Melton serving as pallbearers.
Visitation is Tuesday, February 24, 2015 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at National Funeral Home
Holcomb Baptist Church