Ralph E. “Butch” McDaniel


Ralph E. “Butch” McDaniel, 72, of Greenwood, passed away Wednesday, March 2, 2016.

He was born in Indianapolis on Sept. 22, 1943, to the late Ralph Eugene McDaniel and Sara Ellen (Alexander) Yager. Butch was married to Brenda (Lynette) McDaniel on June 5, 1999. He owned an excavating company, R.E. McDaniel Construction Company, for 38 years, retiring in 2014.

Butch was a member of Greenwood American Legion Post No. 252 and of Acton Baptist Church. In his spare time he enjoyed golfing, boating and spending time outdoors with family and friends.

Butch is survived by his wife, Brenda McDaniel; daughters, Angela (Douglas) Harris and Shawna (Kenneth) Scott; sisters, Judith Smith, Peggy Boyd and DeeLite Johnson; and grandchildren, Celeste Harris, Collin Scott, Madison Scott, Adrienne Harris, Joshua Harris and Jonah Harris.

A funeral service will be at  10 a.m. Saturday at Singleton Community Mortuary and Memorial Center. Visitation will from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the mortuary. Interment will be at Acton Cemetery.

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