Daniel age 83, of Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, passed away Monday, July 23rd, 2019 at Laurie Care Center, Laurie Missouri. He was born January 27th, 1936 in Hi Hat Kentucky, a son of Melvin and Mazie May. Daniel was raised in Hi Hat graduated high school and then entered the United States Army, entered bootcamp at Fort Knox Army Base in Fort Knox Kentucky then finished his time over- seas in Germany.
Daniel returned to the US and settled in Detroit Michigan. He had a 20 year career working for the General Motors Corporation. He was a member of the Shiners Club and Masonic Lodge, he also enjoyed hunting, fishing and boating.
After retiring Daniel and his wife Beatrice moved to Murray Kentucky build their dream home and enjoyed many years living near Kentucky Lake.
Later in life Daniel relocated to Laurie Missouri to be close to his daughter and son-in-law.
Survivors include 3 daughters, Delona Jo May of Lincoln Park, Michigan, Denise Teen of Lincoln Park, Michigan and Deanna and her husband Fred Costa of Laurie Missouri.
Five Grandchildren, 2 Great Grandchildren, one sister Barbara Booth of Allen Park, Michigan, and a host of other relatives and many friends.
Daniel was proceeded in death by his wife of 30 years, parents, elder brother Billie May, elder sister
Betty Jo Mitchell-Estepp and twin brother Samuel May.
Memorial gathering will be Friday, July 26, 2019 from 11 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Hall Funeral Home, with the burial to follow in the Newman Cemetery, Hi Hat, Kentucky.
In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations to be made in Dan's name via the Honor & Memorial Donations at the Wounded Warrior Project.
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