Obituary Details

Tom McDaniel

(05/02/1933 - 02/11/1994)
Courtesy of The Lusk Herald, 02/16/1994

Tom McDaniel

Memorial services for Tom McDaniel, age 60, were held February 15 at the Bader Funeral Home with Rev. Frank Bozart officiating. Cremation has taken place.

Mr. McDaniel died Friday morning at his home in Lusk, Wyo. of natural causes.

He was born May 2, 1933 at Osage, Wyo., the son of Paul and Ada McDaniel. He grew up on the family ranch and enlisted in the Air Force in 1952 where he served for four years. He married Shirley Daniels at Granby, Colo. Two sons, Bradley and Gary were born to this union.

Tom lived and worked on several ranches in Montana, Edgemont, S.D., and Colorado before returning to Niobrara County. He loved horses and spent a great deal of time training horses for roping and cutting. He enjoyed helping both boys and girls work with their horses.

He was preceded in death by his father, two brothers, Dennis and Pat, and a friend raised by his parents, Ruben Boatright.

Survivors include two sons, Bradley of Colo. and Gary of Texas; his mother, Ada of Lusk, Wyo.; two brothers, Bill of Lusk, Wyo. and Jack, of Miles City, Mont.; two grandchildren, Clint and Haley of Texas; plus numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.

Bader Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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