Jinks Arlington McDaniel
Jinks Arlington McDaniel, 91, of Barboursville, VA went to be with the Lord on Thursday, February 13, 2014. He was born on June 4, 1922 in Greene County to the late Walter and Anna Cox McDaniel.
Mr. McDaniel was a member of Ruckersville Baptist Church for over 60 years and had a special talent for being a self taught rock mason and builder. He enjoyed gardening, doing farm work and singing. He had a very inventive mind and was a creator of many things. His love of people, family and especially God was an inspiration to many and will be truly missed. He was a servant for the Lord and loved to proclaim Jesus Christ through his beautiful light displays.
He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Olgene McDaniel, his children, Wendell A. McDaniel and his wife, Deborah, and Deborah S. Mundie and her husband, Curtis.
Additional survivors include his grandchildren, Brian C. Mundie and his wife, Allison, Danielle Mundie and Amanda McDaniel, and great grandchild, Riley Mundie. Special care was given by his nieces Mildred Johnson, Patricia Shifflett and Joyce McDaniel, his granddaughter, Amanda McDaniel and his sister-in-law, Oneida Herring.
In addition to his parents those that went to Heaven before him were his great grandson, Jacob C. Mundie, his brother, Columbus McDaniel and sisters, Olga Baugher, Bonnie Harlow, Fern Grimes, and Elizabeth Wood.
A special thanks to every heart that prayed, all visits and songs sung in praise lifting his spirits and all of his doctors and nurses, especially Dr. Bostic, for their special care and home visits. Also to Mildred Johnson, who was a special angel, that stayed by his side day and night.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 16, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Ruckersville Baptist Church, 6 Moore Rd Ruckersville, VA 22968.
A funeral service will be held on Monday, February 17, 2014 at 1 p.m. at Ruckersville Baptist Church with Rev. Kyle Clements and Dr. Charles O’Rourke officiating.
Interment will follow in Holly Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in his name to Ruckersville Baptist Church, PO Box 104 Ruckersville, VA 22968.
An online guestbook is available at www.ryanfuneral.com
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling the arrangements.