CARBON - Kenneth Jay McDaniel, age 48, passed away Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at a Fort Worth hospital.

Services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday at the First Baptist Church in Carbon with Mike Haggard and Ken Smith officiating. Burial will be at Long Branch Cemetery.

Kenneth was born July 11, 1960 in Gorman to J.L. and Mary McDaniel. He graduated from Carbon High School, Cisco Junior College and Tarleton State University. He married Jan Whatley on October 1, 1988 in Athens. He and his wife, Jan owned and operated Furniture Depot in Dublin. He was a member of the Church of Christ and attended First Baptist Church in Carbon.

Survivors include his wife, Jan McDaniel, of Carbon, one brother, J.C. McDaniel of Carbon; two sisters, Betty Joyner and husband, Mike of Austin, and Jenette Pierce and husband, Ronnie of Aledo; nephews: Jeremy Joyner, Travis Joyner and wife, Shellie, Elizabeth and Noah of Austin; Dan Webb and wife, Sarah of Cresson; Chris Webb and wife, Susan, Cassie and Lynn Carson of Waller. He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Lynn McDaniel and a nephew, Kelly Webb. The nephews will serve as pallbearers.

Memorials may be made to The Humane Society of the United States at 2100 L. Street NW, Washington, DC, 20037, or a charity of your choice

Published June 18, 2009

Stephenville Empire-Tribune