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Duane Daniels

September 23, 1958 — July 26, 2020


Duane Daniels of Waco passed away suddenly Sunday afternoon July 26, 2020, at the age of 61.  The memorial service will be 1:00 P.M. Tuesday August 4, 2020,in the chapel of Grace Gardens Funeral Home, 8220 Woodway Dr. with Major Jim Taylor and wife April officiating.

Duane was born Sept. 23, 1958, in Waco, Texas, the son of the late Frederick Feldin and Willie Belle (Strong) Daniels, Jr.  In 1976, he graduated from University High School where he took part in the Special Olympics in basketball and baseball.  Duane was an avid Baylor Bear fan and especially the Lady Bears.  He also enjoyed the MCC basketball games.  For thirty-seven years, he was employed by Dr. Pepper Bottling Company in Waco.  He was a member of the Salvation Army Men’s Club.

Also preceding him in death was a brother Charles Daniels

Survivors include three sisters, Beverly Ray and husband Sam, Ruth Daniels, Elaine Marlow and husband Michael; a niece Kristina Ross and husband Curtis; a great nephew and niece Benjamin Ross and Rhiannon Ross as well as several other family members.

Due to current local guidelines, we will require face coverings, temperature checks and registration to attend the service.  You may register at

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Service Schedule

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Memorial Service

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Grace Gardens Funeral Home Chapel

8220 Woodway Drive, Woodway, TX 76712

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