Carl Vance McDaniels

Posted at 5:03 PM on Feb 9, 2019


Mr. Carl Vance McDaniels, 86, of Statesville, N.C., died Friday, February 8, 2019, at the Gordon Hospice House.

Mr. McDaniels was born December 3, 1932, in Iredell County to the late David Lee McDaniels and Pearlie Welborn McDaniels. On May 6, 1956, he married Peggy Weatherman and they were married for 53 years before her death. He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Gurney and Richard McDaniels.

Mr. McDaniels attended school in Union Grove. He was in the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War. He was owner and operator of McDaniels Concrete. He enjoyed playing cornhole, gardening, fishing and watching old Westerns.

Mr. McDaniels is survived by three daughters, Kelly DeHart (Ricky), Becky McDaniels and Carla Safriet; a son, Philip McDaniels (Rhonda); five grandchildren, Erin Stinson (Mitch), Chandler DeHart, Lindsay Earnest, Taylor Swicegood and Abby Gregg (Brandon); four great-grandchildren; and a sister, Judy Perry, of Hickory.

The family will greet family and friends on Monday, February 11, 2019, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home. A private burial will be held later. At other times the family will assemble at the home, 2086 South Chipley Ford Road, Statesville, N.C.

The family would like to give special thanks to his caregiver, Vonda, the VA and the Hospice staff for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hospice of Iredell County, 2341 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625. Online condolences may be left at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family.

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