Mr. Daniel Eric Skelton, Sr., affectionately known as Daniel to his friends and family, peacefully passed away on August 13, 2023, in Graceville, Florida. Born on September 15, 1960, in Baltimore, Maryland, Daniel was 62 years of age at the time of his passing. His death was due to natural causes.
Daniel was the beloved son of the late Mary McKee. He is survived by his son, Daniel Eric Skelton, Jr., and his wife Jennie of Gordon, Alabama, his five cherished grandchildren, and a host of cousins, other relatives, and friends. Daniel was a man who valued family above all else, and his devotion to his loved ones was a testament to his kind and generous spirit.
In his professional life, Daniel was a hardworking and dedicated truck driver. He took great pride in his work and was highly respected by his colleagues for his dependability and strong work ethic. His career allowed him to fuel his adventurous nature, as he loved exploring new places and meeting new people. His friendly demeanor and optimistic outlook made him a joy to be around, and his presence will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Daniel was a man who embraced life with open arms. He was adventurous, always looking for the next exciting journey or experience. He was friendly, welcoming everyone he met with a warm smile and open heart. And above all, he was optimistic, always looking for the silver lining in every cloud. His positivity was infectious, and he inspired everyone around him to live life to the fullest.
In the words of Helen Keller, “Life is either a daring adventure or nothing at all.” This quote perfectly encapsulates the way Daniel lived his life. He was always up for an adventure, whether it was on the open road or in his own backyard. His adventurous spirit will live on through the memories and stories shared by those who loved him.
Daniel’s life was a testament to the power of positivity and the importance of family. He was a beacon of light to those around him, illuminating the path with his optimism and love. His legacy will live on through his family and friends, who will forever cherish the memories they made with him.
His passing leaves a void that can never be filled. But the love, joy, and positivity he brought to the world will continue to shine bright. He will be greatly missed, but his spirit will live on in the hearts of those he touched.
Daniel’s life was a journey filled with love, adventure, and optimism. He was a loving father, a devoted grandfather, and a friend to many. As we mourn his passing, we also celebrate the remarkable life he lived. His memory will forever be cherished, and his spirit will continue to inspire those who knew him. Rest in peace, Daniel. Your journey here may have ended, but your adventure continues.
Memorialization will be by Cremation. The family will plan a service of remembrance to be held at a later date.
Services entrusted to Christian Memorial Chapel of Graceville, Florida.