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Interment following funeral service

Zion Hill Baptist Church
Friday June 18th, 2021

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Zion Hill Baptist Church
Friday June 18th, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Funeral Service

Zion Hill Baptist Church
Friday June 18th, 2021

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Russell McDaniel

On Tuesday, June 15, 2021, Mr. Russell Eugene McDaniel, 79, of Marion, North Carolina, went home to be with the Lord at his residence. He was born in Rutherford County on October 12, 1941 to Clover Elliott McDaniel and the late Grady Clarence McDaniel. Eugene was a faithful member of Zion Hill Baptist Church, where he served as the sound director for over 50 years as well as in many other capacities in the church. Known as a hard-working man, he was an avid gardener who enjoyed the outdoors. He had a special passion for hunting, fishing, beekeeping, and working in his yard. Most of all, he loved his Lord and spending time with family. Eugene was greatly loved and will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by a brother, Dale McDaniel. Those left to cherish his precious memories are his wife of 60 years, Della Mae Worley McDaniel; two children, Morris Russell McDaniel and Tina Eileen Nichols; five grandchildren, Brian McDaniel (Kaitlyn Hively), Brent Nichols (Kaitlyn), Katelyn McDaniel, Courtney McDaniel, and Blake Nichols (Makayla Stevens); and two siblings, Reid McDaniel (Esther) and Beatrice Bright (Johnny). A funeral service will be held on Friday, June 18, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. at Zion Hill Baptist Church with Dr. Tom Walker and Mr. Paul Baker officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m., one hour prior to the service at the church.

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Tina I am so sorry for the passing of your father. Prayers to you and your family during this difficult time . Rhonda Messer

Rhonda Messer Jun 17 2021 12:00 AM

Della, I was sorry to hear of your loss. Hopefully knowing you are in the thoughts and prayers of many will help in some small way during this difficult time.Jo Cogdill Pyatt

Jo Pyatt Jun 17 2021 12:00 AM

We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this time. May God give you comfort as only He can. Janet knew Eugene from being his neighbor on Bills Creek, a long time ago. Then, later Jim worked with him at Old Fort Finishing. He was always a kind, generous and thoughtful person, and will be greatly missed.

James and Janet Conner McGinnis Jun 17 2021 12:00 AM

Very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family....

Phillip Simmons Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell McDaniel

Henry and Joan Kanipe Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM

Della, Tina, and Morris, I am so sorry to hear of Eugene's passing. My heartfelt condolences, thoughts, and prayers are with you as you face these lonesome tomorrows without him, but daddy was there to welcome him home, and we'll see them again soon. Love to each!

Verna & John Arrowood Jun 16 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Russell McDaniel

Brody Miller Jun 15 2021 12:00 AM

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