Thomas Daniel, 73, of Centerville, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013 at Iowa Methodist Hospital in Des Moines.
Tom was born Aug. 27, 1939 to Paul and Alma (Jones) Daniel in Okay, Okla. Tom was joined in matrimony to Darlene on July 26, 2006 in San Diego, Calif.
Tom owned several businesses in California one being Consolidated Concrete Pumping Company. After his sixth bout with cancer he sold his business and he and Darlene relocated to Centerville. Tom was a very funny man with a wonderful sense of humor. He had a big heart and loved to help others however he could. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends. They have peace knowing that he is now in God’s hands and is no longer suffering.
Tom is survived by his wife, Darlene; children, Melody Daniel, Tom Daniel, Donna Lucero, Diana Evans and Eddie Johnson; grandchildren, Anthony Lucero, Jordan Lucero and Patty Johnson; a sister, Margie Stanco and a brother, Melpaul Daniel.
Tom was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25 at the Church of the Nazarene at 415 Bank St. in Centerville. Refreshments will follow.
Lange Funeral Home and Crematory in Centerville has been entrusted with his care.