Rev. Edward Hudson Daniel,90, of Concord went to be with his Lord and Savior on Monday, October 5, 2020 at The Gardens of Taylor Glen following a period of declining health.
He was born November 17, 1929 in Granville County, NC a son of the late Royal Thomas Daniel and Willie Lee Thomas Daniel.
Rev. Daniel was a 1947 graduate of Berea High School, a 1949 graduate of Mars Hill College, a 1951 graduate of Wake Forest College and a 1954 graduate of the Southeastern Baptist Seminary. He was ordained in 1953.
His had served as pastor at Boytdon Baptist Church, Liberty Baptist Church, Avorette Baptist Church, Franklinville Baptist Church, Haymore Memorial Baptist Church in Mt. Airy and his last pastorate was at First Baptist Church in China Grove until his retirement in 1991.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jean Riddle Daniel whom he married on July 18, 1953 and she died December 2, 2006. He was also preceded in death by brothers and sisters; Maynard Lyon Daniel, Eleanor Daniel Sigmon, Royal (Roy) Thomas Daniel Jr. and Robert (Sanford) Daniel.
Survivors include his son, James Edward Daniel and wife Patricia (Patti) of Charlotte. Grandson William (Will) Thomas Daniel and John Coggin of Nottingham, England, Granddaughter, Margaret Rose “Maggie” Daniel of Charlotte and Katharine “Katie” Elisabeth Daniel and husband David Johnson of Charlottesville Va.
Rev. Daniel lived in China Grove until he moved to Taylor Glen where he was a charter resident.
Due to the current covid outbreak the private viewing and graveside will be for family only.
Anyone who attends is asked to wear a mask and obey distancing regulations.
The family request that in lieu of flowers, memorials be sent to the Baptist Retirement Home Foundation, for the Ed and Betty Daniel Endowment Fund, PO Box 11024, Winston=Salem, NC 27116.
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