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Charles N. McDaniel

10/24/1929 - 10/2/2017

MARQUETTE HEIGHTS ~ Charles N. McDaniel, 87, of Marquette Heights, passed away at 4 a.m. Monday, October 2, 2017 at Morton Terrace Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center in Morton.

Born October 24, 1929 in Rosiclare to David and Cassie Dean (Vaughn) McDaniel, he married Betty Reed in Rosiclare.  She died December 23, 2003.  Also preceding him in death are one son, Thomas K. McDaniel and one daughter, Sandra D. McDaniel. 

Surviving are one son, Rich (Debra) McDaniel of Pell Lake, Wisconsin; three grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; two sisters, Brenda K. Paris of Mt. Vernon and Rosemary Little of Proctorville, Ohio.

He had served in the United States Navy during the Korean War.

Charles had worked for Caterpillar, Inc. for 30 years, retiring in 1995 as a material handler.

Charles loved watching old western movies and spending time with his grandkids.  He also loved telling his family members who the stars were on the programs they watched and he enjoyed working with his hands.

Cremation will be accorded by Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin.  There will be no services or visitation.  Burial of cremated remains will be at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous, Pekin, 1208 Maple Street, Pekin, Illinois, 61554

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