Edgar B. McDaniel, III, of Dothan, AL passed away on Tuesday, October 12,
2021. He was 82.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Friday, October 15,
2021 at 10:00 AM in Memory Hill Cemetery with Rev. Charles Goldsmith
officiating. The family will receive friends at Sunset Memorial Park Funeral
Home from 4-6 PM on Thursday, October 14, 2021.
Ed was born on September 30, 1939. He was an Eagle Scout. He received his
accounting degree from the University of Alabama where he was a member of
Theta Chi fraternity. Ed was a Lieutenant in the US Navy where he served as a
legal officer. He was an accountant at McDaniel and Company in Dothan, AL.
Ed was the owner of The Parisian in Marianna, FL where he was active in
Marianna Rotary Club, the Jackson County Chamber of Commerce and the
Miss Marianna Committee. He was then the owner of Wiregrass Security in
Dothan, AL where he was active with the Alarm Association of Florida, the
Alabama Alarm Association, and the Dothan Rotary Club where he was named
a Paul Harris Fellow as well as an Honorary Member.
Ed was preceded in death by his parents, Mac and Nettie Jean McDaniel; and
mother, Nell Murphy McDaniel.
Survivors include his wife, Olivia Hand McDaniel; his daughters, Betty (Kip)
Blighton and Mary (Pepper) Lykins; his grandchildren, Kelly (Casey) Blighton,
Joshua (Hayden) Blighton, Preston Skipper and Branham Skipper; his great
grandchildren, Charlotte Blighton and Amelia Blighton; his sisters, Gayle
McDaniel Peacock Warrick and Jean McDaniel Lickson; and several nieces
Memorial contributions may be made to First Presbyterian Church of
Marianna organ restoration fund, or to Kindred Hospice of Dothan, AL.