- Local Guide
Michael Lee â€śBig Mikeâ€ť McDaniel Sr., 53, died Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at St. Ritaâ€™s Medical Center in Lima after a long battle with cancer.
He was born on Oct. 15, 1957, in Lima, the son of Evelyn (Sizemore) and Arthur Lee McDaniel. His father is deceased. His mother and stepfather, Evelyn and Norman Crouson, survive in Lima. On Dec. 25, 1987, he married Tonda Kay Anderson who survives in Cridersville.
Survivors include a son, David Eric Anderson, of Lima; and three aughters Michelle Wells, of Cridersville, Shenia Ream, of Spencerville, and Tonya Ridenour, of Lima.
He was preceded in death by a son, Michael Lee McDaniel Jr.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m., Thursday, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Funeral services will begin at 2 p.m., Thursday, at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville, with the Pastor Tom Shobe officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Shawnee Cemetery.
Memorial contributions will be applied to funeral expenses.
Condolences may be shared at bayliffandson.com