001Robert Kyle McDaniel, 88, of Warm Springs, Virginia passed away Tuesday, May 07, 2019 at his residence.

He was born December 31, 1930 in Monroe County, West Virginia, the son of the late Lacy Tilford McDaniel and Ethel Louise McDowell McDaniel.

Mr. McDaniel retired from the Bath County School System where he was a custodian.
He was a member of The Mountain Grove United Methodist Church; was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. He loved farming, gardening, fishing and being outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Althea Rene Williams McDaniel, his wife of 68 years whom he married on May 19, 1951, a son, Donnie McDaniel of Mountain Grove; a brother; Larry Joe McDaniel & wife Shirley of Tonto Basin, Arizona; seven grandchildren; eight great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kay McDaniel Ryder; a son-in-law, Rex G. Ryder; and a great granddaughter, Raelyn Gray Ryder.

A graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2019 at the Mountain Grove Cemetery with Frankie Chestnut officiating.

The family will receive friends from 6:00-7:00 p.m., Friday, May 10 at McLaughlin & Young Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mountain Grove Fire Department.


  1. I’m so sorry to hear about Bob. He was a good man. Prayers for Althea and family.

  2. We’re so sorry, Donnie. It’s still so hard to believe he’s gone. We loved him so much, and now there’s an empty spot. But we have so many good memories that we’ll cherish from now on. Our hearts and prayers are with you. Please let us know if there’s anything we can do. We just pray now for Althea. Bless her heart. You had wonderful parents, Donnie. Love and prayers, Frankie & Dreama.

  3. He was such a great friend to. Our brother ,Jackie,prayers for comfort from my brother Hubert and me,Thelma from Arizona. God bless his family.


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