Services for Billy Mearl McDaniel, 86, of San Antonio, Texas, and formerly of Ada are at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Criswell Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Dan Cusher will officiate. Burial will follow at Maxwell Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. today at Criswell Funeral Home.
Mr. McDaniel passed away Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017, at Fort Sam Houston Hospital in San Antonio, Texas.
He was born July 12, 1930, at Ada to Earl and Edith Brecheen McDaniel. He lived in this area and attended Vanoss schools.
He married Lucy Martinez in San Antonio. Mr. McDaniel owned and managed Central Oklahoma Steel and Supply Co. in Ada before relocating to San Antonio. He served 20 years with the OSI in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean and Vietnam Wars, retiring in 1968. He was a member of the Ada Masonic Lodge.
Survivors include his wife, Lucy, of the home; two sons, Donald McDaniel and family of Texas and Charles David McDaniel and family of Arkansas; two stepsons, Gilbert Martinez and Rick Martinez;a stepdaughter, Lucy Lynn Towle; four grandchildren and their families, Tiffany Lockhart, Brandon McDaniel, Garrett McDaniel and Nicole McDaniel; and two brothers, Jerry McDaniel of Ada and Jody McDaniel of Oklahoma.
Bearers will be Donald McDaniel, Jody McDaniel, Brandon McDaniel, Scott McDaniel, Garrett McDaniel and Rick Martinez.
Published on  February 20, 2017