Robert Lee “Tab” McDaniel, age 75 of Surf City, NC passed away Monday, July 1, 2013 at his home.
He was born in Alleghany County, VA on February 6, 1938 to the late Gilbert and Betty Hinson McDaniel.
“Tab” was a resident of Surf City for the past 30 years, and was a faithful member of Chapel by the Bay. “Tab” was a proud veteran of the US Army, and retired from ABF Trucking after 35 years of service as a truck driver. He enjoyed spending time with his family, along with fishing and shrimping in the waters near Surf City.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betsy Jane McDaniel; three children, Sherry Cline, Carrie McDaniel Thompson, and Robert Lee McDaniel, Jr.; six grandchildren, and three great grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held 2 pm Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Chapel by the Bay in Surf City.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Chapel by the Bay, 216 Michigan Ave., Surf City, NC 28445.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099