David L. "Dave" Daniels
David l. “Dave” Daniels, 86, of Springfield, died at 2:45 am, Sunday, January 31, 2016 at his home. He was born January 5, 1930 in Ashland, to R. Lee and Freda M. Holsclaw Daniels. He married Prima King on July 4, 1953 at Third Presbyterian Church and she survives.
Also surviving are one son, Douglas (Linda) Daniels of Springfield; three granddaughters, Ashley (Giovanni) Ribaudo, Megan Daniels and McKinzie Daniels; one great granddaughter, Annamaria Ribaudo; one sister, Shirley (Leland) Von Behren of East Alton and two nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Dave was a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1948 – 1953. He served on the USS Coral Sea aircraft carrier.
Dave had a lifetime career in Real Estate Investment and retired from American States Insurance as an Auditor.
Dave enjoyed fishing.
Visitation: 10 – 11 am, Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 11 am, Thursday, February 4, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Cindy Lash officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital or the Animal Protective League.