Richard McDaniel

Richard L. "Rich" McDaniel

1932 - 2020

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Richard "Rich" L. McDaniel, 88, Phoenixville

Richard McDaniel, 88, husband to Marian (Batzel) McDaniel passed away Thursday December 31, 2020 at home surrounded by his loving family.

He was born January 14, 1932 in Mont Clare to the late  Harry McDaniel and the late Thelma (Schutt) McDaniel.  After graduating from Phoenixville High School, Rich entered the Navy and served our country in the Korean War.  Rich married the love of his life Marian and they established a beautiful home in Phoenixville where they raised 3 daughters.  He loved to work with his hands and his early employment was at C. Raymond Davis and the West company.  He retired from West Chester University as a Carpenter Foreman.

Rich leaves behind his adoring family:  wife:  Marian Batzel McDaniel; Three daughters:  Andrea (Joe); Denise (Glenn) and Paula.  He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.  Rich was preceded in death by one grandson, Michael, and all 7 of his siblings:  Charles, May, William, Edward, Joyce, Louise, and Harry.

A Private Graveside Service will be held Thursday,  January 7, 2021 in St. Anns Cemetery, Pothouse Road, Phoenixville.

Online condolences and memorial donations can be made at All arrangements are being handled by R. Strunk Funeral Home, Inc Phoenixville, PA.


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