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Carl Vance McDaniels

December 3, 1932 ~ February 8, 2019 (age 86)

Mr. Carl Vance McDaniels, 86, of Statesville, died Friday, February 8, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mr. McDaniels was born December 3, 1932 in Iredell County to the late David Lee McDaniels and Pearlie Welborn McDaniels. On May 6, 1956, he married Peggy Weatherman and they were married for 53 years before her death. He was also preceded in death by 2 brothers, Gurney and Richard McDaniels.

Mr. McDaniels attended school in Union Grove. He was in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War.  He was owner and operator of McDaniels Concrete. He enjoyed playing cornhole, gardening, fishing and watching old westerns.

Mr. McDaniels is survived by 3 daughters, Kelly DeHart (Ricky), Becky McDaniels, Carla Safriet, a son, Philip McDaniels (Rhonda), 5 grandchildren, Erin Stinson (Mitch), Chandler DeHart, Lindsay Earnest, Taylor Swicegood, Abby Gregg (Brandon), 4 great-grandchildren and a sister, Judy Perry, of Hickory.

The family will greet family and friends Monday evening February 11, 2019 from 6:30 to 8:30 at Nicholson Funeral Home. A private burial will be held later. At other times the family will assemble at the home, 2086 S. Chipley Ford Rd., Statesville, NC.

The family would like to give special thanks to his caregiver, Vonda, the VA and the Hospice staff for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice of Iredell County, 2341 Simonton Rd. Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be left at Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

Donations may be made to:

Hospice & Palliative Care Of Iredell County
2347 Simonton Rd., Statesville NC 28677

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