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Emory Brinson Daniel

March 17, 1924 - March 30, 2015

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Emory Brinson "Dick" Daniel, aged 91, passed away Monday March 30, 2015. He was born in Claxton, Georgia, son of John Saxton Daniel, Sr. and Elizabeth Brinson Daniel. The family moved to Savannah, Ga. in 1933 and he always referred to Savannah as home. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, proudly serving in the South Pacific during World War II. He was fond of sharing stories about the many memories he collected while traveling around the world in 1949 as a member of the merchant marines. After returning from the service, he...

Emory Brinson "Dick" Daniel, aged 91, passed away Monday March 30, 2015. He was born in Claxton, Georgia, son of John Saxton Daniel, Sr. and Elizabeth Brinson Daniel. The family moved to Savannah, Ga. in 1933 and he always referred to Savannah as home. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, proudly serving in the South Pacific during World War II. He was fond of sharing stories about the many memories he collected while traveling around the world in 1949 as a member of the merchant marines. After returning from the service, he attended the University of Georgia where he obtained degrees in Chemistry and in Pharmacy in 1951. He practiced pharmacy in Savannah, Georgia as the owner of 49th Street Pharmacy for 30 years. He was active in the Presbyterian Church for many years serving as an Elder and participating on state and national committees. He loved spending time in both his vegetable garden and flower garden tending to his adored roses. After selling his business in Savannah, he and his wife, Doris, relocated to Tarboro / Rocky Mount, NC area and then to Hickory, NC where they have resided for the last 10 years.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother J. Saxton Daniel, Jr of Savannah Ga.
Surviving are his wife of 65 years, Doris Judge Daniel of Hickory, NC; daughter, Cynthia Leigh Daniel of Hickory, NC; son, Emory Stephen Daniel and wife Margaret Parker "Peg" Daniel of Raleigh, NC; granddaughter, Mary Grey Daniel of Raleigh, NC; grandson, Emory Stephen Daniel, Jr. and wife Melissa Maryann Daniel of Fargo, North Dakota and sister-in-law, Reba Bowen Daniel of Savannah, GA.
Memorial Service: 11:00 a.m., Friday, April 10, 2015 at Drum Funeral Home Chapel, 509 First Avenue South, Conover, North Carolina 28613 with visitation immediately following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Trinity Village, 1265 21st Street N.E., Hickory, NC 28601 designated for "Trinity Village Fall 2014 Wish List".