A.E. “Mac” McDaniel, 81, of Shepherdsville, Kentucky, formerly of Rosine, passed away Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at Baptist Health Louisville. He was born February 20, 1939 in Rosine, Kentucky to the late Archie and Glady Phelps McDaniel. He retired from Boone Box Company in Louisville, was an avid woodworker and loved spending time with his family. Mac served in the United States Army.
Aside from his parents he was preceded in death by his stepmother, Maggie McDaniel; half-brother, June Bug McDaniel and brother-in-law, Joe Havens.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory, his significant other of 27 years, Rita Ford; daughter, Hila (Kevin) Collins of Bellbrook, Ohio; two grandchildren, Matthew (Tori) Collins and Kelsey Collins; great-grandson, Brooks Collins; sister-in-law, Carol Haven of Carterville, Illinois and many adopted nieces and nephews.
The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), 200 Vesey Street, 28th Floor, New York, NY 10281.
A private funeral service will be held at William L. Danks Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, Kentucky with Rev. Terry Tarrance officiating. Burial will follow in Rosine Cemetery in Rosine, Kentucky with full military honors by Ohio County Honor Guard.
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