Leon Mickey Daniels, 64, of Patterson, passed away Thursday morning, July 4, 2019, at Memorial Satilla Health in Waycross, following a short illness.
Born September 21, 1954 in Patterson, he was a son of the late Leon and Rena Lee Henderson Daniels. He grew up in Pierce County and had lived in Surrency for 21 years before moving back to Patterson in 2003. He had been a truck driver for over 35 years, working for Thom’s Transport in Blackshear for several years and had also been a farmer. He was a jack-of-all trades and will be remembered for always lending a helping hand to many folks that needed it with a smile on his face and a big heart.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Joseph Daniels and by a brother, Mitchell Daniels.
Survivors include his special friend, Marie Halligan, Patterson; son, Chris Jones (wife Martha), Hendersonville, NC; daughter, Patricia Norwood (husband Donnie), Hendersonville, NC; six grandchildren, Colby Jones, Brittany Walker (husband Tommy), Joseph Norwood (wife Taylor Kilpatrick), Anthony Norwood, Bryan Norwood and Madison Norwood, all of Hendersonville, NC; nine great-grandchildren; sister, Opal Denison (husband Terry), Screven; brother, Rudolph Daniels (wife Janet), Offerman; sister-in-law, Linnie Daniels, Patterson and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Visitation will take place from 7-9 p.m. Saturday, July 6, at the funeral home.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 7, from the chapel of Hart Funeral Home with Bishop Eugene Evors and the Rev. Danny Daniels officiating.
Interment will follow in the Offerman Cemetery.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing online at www.hartfh.com.
Hart Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.