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Jack L. McDaniel

February 11, 1936 ~ March 10, 2021 (age 85)


Jack L. McDaniel, 85, of Shelbyville, passed away Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at Heritage House Shelbyville.

  He was born February 11, 1936 in Shelbyville to Clarence W. McDaniel and Erva Mae (Spurling) Randall.

  He married Linda McDaniel on July 20, 1990, and she survives.  Jack is also survived by his children, Carly (Darwin) Staker of Whiteland; Cyndi Campbell of Milltown, IN: John (Rhonda) McDaniel of Taswell, IN,; Joni K. Shaw of Shelbyville; Patty (Ed) Reyling of English, IN; his step-children, James Tindle of Ohio, Jeff Tindle, of Shelbyville, Angie (Joe) Spurlock of Shelbyville, and Ryan Tindle of Shelbyville; 29 grandchildren, 40 great-grandchildren, and 2 siblings.

  He was preceded in death by his parents, his step-daughter, Tonya Warrick, grandsons, Kenny McDaniel and K.C. Geiling, and his great-grandchildren, Isaiah Geiling and Harley Dawn Campbell.

  Jack was a bricklayer and appliance repairman.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and Indiana National Guard.

  He loved to watch CNN and keeping up with friends on Facebook.  He enjoyed his time with his dogs.  His favorite times were spent with his family, especially his grandchildren.

  Visitation will be from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Murphy-Parks Funeral Service, 703 S. Harrison Street, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

 Funeral services will be 11 a.m., Monday, March 15, 2021 at the funeral home with Pastor John Duncan officiating.

  Burial will be in Concord Cemetery in Fountaintown, IN with military rites conducted by local veterans’ organizations.

  Funeral Directors, Greg Parks, Sheila Parks, and Stuart Parks are honored to serve Jack’s family.

  Memorial contributions may be given the Shelby County Animal Shelter, 705 Hale Road, Shelbyville, IN 46176.

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March 14, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Services

Funeral Service
March 15, 2021

11:00 AM
Murphy - Parks Funeral Services

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