Ronnie Eugene Daniels, 69, peacefully passed away on April 16th, 2019 at his home in New Buffalo, Michigan. Ron was the beloved husband and best friend of his one and only love of 42 years, Sharon Daniels and dear son of the late Jewell Juanita Carter and Youen Forest Daniels. He was the devoted father of Tim (Julie) Batchelor, Michelle (Mike) Novak, Melissa (Scott) Schroeder and Melissa (Orville) Strebe; loving papa and grandpa of Stephanie, Ashley, Nicole, Krystal, Thadius, Tyler, Emma, Carter, Olivia, Samantha, Timmy Jr., Madison, Summer and Daryl and great-grandpa of Jacob, Evangeline, Elijah, Josiah, Nehemiah, Canaan, Helena, Arianna, Abraham, Vannah, Lydia, Aubrey and Lily. Ronnie is survived by his wife, Sharon Daniels; his sister, Velma Good and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Patricia Moore and brothers, Bill Daniels and Ernie Daniels.
Ron was born on February 23, 1950 in Jonesboro, Arkansas. He worked most of his life as a Diesel Mechanic and Garage Manager in Sawyer, Michigan. Ronnie is remembered as a kind and warm soul that was able to touch the lives of all he met. His smile brightened a room, brought comfort to others with a sense of safety and always prioritized the care of his family.
The family is having a memorial service on May 11th, 2019 at the New Buffalo Township Park from 1pm – 4pm EST. Ronnie touched many lives, and everyone is welcome to come celebrate his life. The gathering is potluck style. The family asks that any donations or contributions be made to Caring Circle Lakeland Health Affiliate—4025 Health Park Lane, Saint Joseph, MI, 49085—who helped the family care for Ron in his last weeks. They created a supportive and loving environment that brought peace to Ronnie and the family. Please leave a note for the family to read on the Purely Cremations website at www.purelycremations.org who helped with final preparations.Print Obituary & Condolences