Ervin Gray Daniel

Published 8:25 am Monday, March 4, 2024

Mr. Ervin Gray Daniel, 89, died Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2024 at his daughter’s home in Chattanooga, Tenn.

He was born Aug. 6, 1934 min Davie County to the late James Murdock and Lila Belle Tutterow Daniel. Mr. Daniel owned and operated the Bar-B-Que House on 601 S. with his wife, Vickie.

In addition to his parents: his wife, Elizabeth Francis Rose Daniel, mother of his two children; his second wife, Vickie Tarue Seagle Daniel; and his brother, Jerry Daniel, preceded him in death.

Survivors include: his children, Wanda Daniel Beck (Charles) of Chattanooga and Randall Daniel (Deborah) of Marietta, Ga.; stepchildren, John Lee Smith Jr. (Daphne) of Cherokee, Marvin “Marty” Smith (Twyla), and Edie Lorraine Smith, all of Mocksville; grandchildren, Shauna Marie Linares (Daniel), Christina Jané Daniel, Joanna Elizabeth Daniel, Gregory James Daniel, Brian Jae Beck (Camille), and Hannah MiSun Beck (Joshua S. Foley); great-grandchildren, Gabriel Linares, Isabella Linares, Alexander Linares, Nicholas Joon Beck, Carson Charles Foley (Beck); stepgrandchildren, Vickie Harrington, Christopher Ellis (Carin), Cynthia Ellis Newsome (Spencer), Keri Smith (James), Jessica Smith, Johnathon Smith (Anna), Jason Allen, Jamie Smith, and a few more; and stepgreat-grandchildren, Christopher and Ryan Wensil, Gwendolyn, Sela, and Smith Ellis, Oliver, and Otto, and Alexander Newsome, Brayden and Reece Smith, and Rosemary Salazar.

A funeral service was conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 3 at Lambert Funeral Chapel with his son, Randall Daniel officiating. The service is available to view on the funeral home website. Friends visited at the funeral home, prior to the service, from noon-2 p.m. Interment followed in Liberty United Methodist Church Cemetery.

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