Perry W. McDaniels Sr., 75, passed away on Tuesday, April 27, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. He was born in Stafford, Connecticut on June 9, 1945 to the late Allyn and Helen McDaniels. Perry was a social bird and loved talking to everyone. He loved spending time with his family and always tried to take care of anything and everything the family needed. In his spare time, Perry could be found at Derby City Gaming, playing bingo, cutting grass and spending time with Georgia and her dogs. Perry will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him.
In addition to his parents, Perry is preceded by his loving wife of 52 years, Barbara June McDaniels; and a daughter, Shirley Schmidt.
Left to cherish his memory, Perry leaves behind 3 children, Perry McDaniels Jr., Kenneth McDaniels (Robin) and Karen McDaniels (Joe Mellick); siblings, Edith McDaniels, Ernie McDaniels (Carol), Donald McDaniels (Dorothy), and host of additional siblings; 5 grandchildren, Steven, Jonathan, Brook, Robert and Colin; his special lady friend, Georgia Bowling; and a host of extended family and friends.
A funeral service for Mr. Perry W. McDaniels Sr. will be held at 12 pm on Wednesday, May 5, 2021 at Legacy Funeral Center-Schoppenhorst Chapel, 1832 W. Market Street, Louisville, Kentucky. Visitation will be held from 12-6 PM on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 and prior to the service from 10 AM to 12 PM at the funeral home. Burial at Evergreen Cemetery to follow the funeral service.
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