Jack Dalton Daniels of Johnson City passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his family on November 23, 2018, at the age of 85.
He was born in Jonesborough, the son of William C. and Anna Crawford Daniels.
He was a graduate of Jonesborough High School and East Tennessee State College. He went into the Army in 1954 and served at Walter Reed Army Hospital in Washington, D.C. While on leave he married Eva Nell Palmer, on January 14, 1955. After his honorable discharge in 1956, he returned to Johnson City and attended East Tennessee State College and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Accounting in 1959. After graduation he worked for Mason and Dixon Trucking Company, in Accounting. He later moved to Knoxville and worked for Plasti-Line, Inc. in Accounting and attended the University of Tennessee. He returned to Johnson City and went to work at Sperry Univac for a number of years. After working at Sperry Univac, Mr. Daniels owned and operated several retail stores for many years. In 1984, Mr. Daniels became an Auditor for the State of Tennessee. In 1986, Mr. Daniels was elected to the office of Washington County Trustee where he served for 28 years. Mr. Daniels retired from the Trustee's office in 2014.
He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.
Mr. Daniels was preceded in death by his parents; brothers Bill Daniels and Val Daniels; and sisters Sue Stott and Patsy Page.
Jack is survived by his beloved wife, Eva Nell Palmer; twin sons Terry Daniels of Jonesborough, Tim Daniels of Johnson City; and daughter Kimberly and her husband Jason Miller of Powder Springs, Georgia; Granddaughters Sydnie and husband Jason Parmer of Hiram, Georgia; Phoebe Miller of Powder Springs, Georgia and Grandson Brady Miller of Powder Springs, Georgia.
Mr. Daniels was a member of the First Church of the Brethren, he has been a member of the Brethren Church all of his life.
The family will receive friends from 5:00-7:00 pm Monday, November 26, 2018 at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. The Celebration of Life for Mr. Daniels will follow with pastors Bo Deaton and Lenny Smith officiating. Special music by Jerry Huskins and Roger Street.
Interment services will be conducted 11:00 am Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at Johnson City First Church of the Brethren Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Mike Stott, Danny Stott, Charlie Stott, Michael Hartman, Bob Miller and Dwayne Leonard. Honorary Pallbearers are Dr. Frank Haws, Dr. C. A. Renfro, Lewis Hughes, Dr. John Bradshaw, Ralph Isenberg, David O'Brien, John Markwood, J.C.Gage, Kenneth Bourbon and John Hyatt.
Our family would like to express our thanks to Dr. David Moulton, Dr. J. Shanker, Dr. Taylor, Dr. Tran. and Dr. Chang, all of the CNA's and Nurses at Princeton Rehab and Amedysis Home Healthcare and Amedysis Hospice Care.
Those who desire to make a memorial contribution may do so to the First Church of the Brethren, 122 Bart Green Dr. Johnson City, TN 37604 or American Cancer Society NE Office 871 N. Weisgarber Rd. Knoxville, TN 37909.
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|EULOGIES & CONDOLENCES|
||Leia Hughes Williams
|I am so very sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family. |
||Paul &Delores Quesinberry
|may You have peace and comfort at this sad time. Our prayers
are with you and your family|
||Mark and Lisa Bacon
|We are so sorry for your loss. Jack will truly be
|Deepest sympathy and prayers for the Daniels family during
this time of sorrow! |
||Sam & Janelle Ogle
|Eva & Family,
So sorry to hear of Jack’s passing. He was a fine and
honorable man. It was a privilege to have known Jack
and all of his family.
Please accept our deepest sympathy.
Sam & Janelle Ogle|
|A great man , he will be missed by many. Eva i am
so sorry, praying for you and your family.|
||Kyleen Chinouth Kelly
|Dear Eva and family,
The Kyle and Sue Chinouth families would like to
extend their deepest sympathies in Jack's death. He
was always a true friend to our family and will be
missed by all who knew him. Mother's health is
failing or she would have been at the visitation
tomorrow night. God's blessings for peace at this
||Lidy and Marie Wyatt
|Dear Eva Nell and Family. We are so very sorry to learn of Jack's passing. I know you will greatly miss him, as well as his many friends. May God help you during your difficult days ahead.|
||Lillian M Babb
|Eva and family,
I just wanted to tell you all how sorry I am for the loss
Of Jack. It was my pleasure and privilege to work along
Side of Jack for so many years as his office
and Clerk and Master’s Office worked closely together.
He was always kind and helpful.
I considered him a friend more than just a co-worker. He
Will be missed by so many. My prayers go out to you all.
|You have my prayers during this time of loss and
sadness. Thankful that you have so many wonderful
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