Paul Russell McDaniels, 76, of Staunton, IL, formerly of Gillespie, IL, died at his residence in Staunton, IL on Friday, July 10, 2020 at 12:00 noon. He was born September 10, 1943, in Carlinville , IL to Oliver McDaniels & Sadie (Dickerman) McDaniels. He married Joella L. Bangert on September 9, 1978. He was a Truck driver for Cisco Steel in Carlinville and Dayton Freight.. Paul was a former member of the Masonic Lodge, Order of Eastern Star and a member of Teamsters Local 600. He is survived by his spouse, Joella L. McDaniels of Staunton, IL; four children, Paula (Companion: Tim) Boucher of Clinton, IA, Allison (Kent) Hendricks of Gillespie, IL, Matthew (Amber) McDaniels of Gillespie, IL, Patrick McDaniels of Staunton, IL; Six Grandchildren, Will (Cassie) Boucher of Linn City, IL, Mary Elizabeth (Fiancee: Jeff Quick) Boucher of Glassford, IL, Zachary (Diane) Boucher of Port Byron, IL, Bailey Hendricks of Gillespie, IL, Lakota McDaniels of Gillespie, IL, Liam McDaniels of Gillespie, IL; Great-Grandchildren, Wyatt, Zeno, Memphis, Gideon. Paul was preceded in death by his Parents, 3 Sisters, Berniece Kallal, Donna Booth and Roberta "Kay" Booth. Friends may call on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld from 5:00 pm until the time of service. Funeral services are Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 7:00 PM at Kravanya Funeral Home in Benld, IL with Pastor Tom Brewer officiating. Cremation will take place following the services and inurnment at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mt. Olive, IL will be at a later date. Memorials are suggested to The Family. Anyone wishing to send an online condolence may do so at www.kravanyafuneral.com. Kravanya Funeral Home, Benld, IL is in charge of the arrangements.
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