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Lawrence Eugene Daniels

March 8, 1949 ~ January 28, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old

Lawrence Daniels Obituary

     Lawrence Eugene Daniels, 74, Nevada, MO, passed away on Sunday, January 28, 2024, at his home following a lengthy illness.  Lawrence was born on March 8, 1949, in Deerfield, MO to Ninian Barnsback “N.B.”  and Wanda Lee (Wyckoff) Daniels.  He married Connie Jean Compton on November 30, 1968, in Nevada and she survives of the home.

     Lawrence was raised in Moundville, MO and graduated from Nevada High School in 1967.  He served in the U.S. Army for two years and was stationed in Vietnam from December 1968 thru December 1969.  Following his time in the service Lawrence returned to Moundville where he farmed and raised cattle and worked at Crane Plumbing for a time. He also worked in construction as a heavy equipment operator and as a concrete worker. Lawrence was a member of the VFW and Past Commander of Post #2175.  

      In addition to his wife Connie survivors include his two daughters, Staci Daniels, daughter,  Marionville, Marci Daniels (William Walker), Nevada; three grandchildren, Austin Strickland (Fawn) and their daughter, Persie, DeSoto, KS, Dallas Strickland (Kamryn), Carthage, MO, and Kourtney Workman, Stow Ohio; his mother Wanda Haley, Ft. Scott, KS; three sisters, Janice Williams, Nevada, Janet Murphy (Pat), Ft. Scott, and Liz Lechman, Nevada;  one brother, Paul Daniels (Sherry), Moundville; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and one brother, Charles Daniels.

     Military Honors will begin at 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 2, 2024, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada followed by visitation until 7:00 p.m.   

     Memorials are suggested in his name to Hospice Compassus c/o Ferry Funeral Home.  

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Visitation with Military Honors
February 2, 2024

5:00 PM
Ferry Funeral Home Home
Nevada, MO 64772


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