James Daniels

Obituary of James Ralph Daniels

ADRIAN-James Ralph Daniels, age 81, of Adrian, died Sunday, August 8, 2021, at his home under the loving care of his family. He was born December 6, 1939, in Tecumseh to Ralph and Faye (Biehl) Daniels.  On March 25, 1961, James married Sally Kay Smith in Adrian, and she survives.

 

James was employed in the trucking business with over 40 years of truck driving experience, 31 years of which were spent driving for Gentner Trucking.  He enjoyed family time, fishing with his grandson, traveling with his R.V., talking trucks with anyone who was interested, snowmobiling, his camping club, and showing horses, especially his cutting horse. 

 

Surviving James, in addition to his wife, Sally, is his grandson, Daniel James Ringkvist, a sister, Judy Sproull, a sister-in-law, Peggy (Leslie) Snead, a son-in-law, Matt Ringkvist and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and many amazing friends near and far.  James was preceded in death by his parents and a daughter, Annette Kay Ringkvist in 2016.

 

Visitation for James will be held on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, from 2-8 p.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian. The funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. Anderson-Marry Funeral Home in Adrian with his nephew, Michael Nixon officiating. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery in Adrian.

 

You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial Contributions may be given to Hospice of Lenawee. Envelopes are available at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.

Wednesday
11
August

Visitation

2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wednesday, August 11, 2021
Anderson-Marry Funeral Home - Adrian Chapel
3050 West Beecher Rd.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
(517) 265-3312
Thursday
12
August

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Anderson-Marry Funeral Home - Adrian Chapel
3050 West Beecher Rd.
Adrian, Michigan, United States
(517) 265-3312
Thursday
12
August

Burial

12:00 pm
Thursday, August 12, 2021
Oakwood Cemetery
333 E. Sienna Heights Dr
Adrian, Michigan, United States
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