Thomas J McDanielOctober 6, 1978 ~ August 3, 2017 (age 38)
Thomas J McDaniel, age 38, of Indianapolis, passed away on Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Community Hospital South in Indianapolis following a brief illness.
He was born on October 6, 1978, in Tipton to Harvey and Diana (Abbott) McDaniel.
Thomas was a graduate of Tipton High School and received his Associate's Degree from I.U.P.U.I. in Indianapolis. He was employed by Vineyard Liquors in Indianapolis. He was a member of Beach Grove Baptist Church in Tipton. Thomas enjoyed doing stand up comedy and loved playing guitar. More than anything, he loved to spend time with his son and watch him play football.
Thomas is survived by his parents, Harvey and Diana McDaniel of Elwood, son, Jack Turner McDaniel, his loving companion, Chris Gibson, sister, Kelly (Kevin) Grubb, 2 nieces, Kenzie Martin and Kaycie Diane Grubb, nephew, Kevin Lee Grubb, 2 great-nephews, Micah Bean and Noah Bean, and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. Thomas was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Harvey Abbott, Jr. and Beatrice Ella Abbott, paternal grandparents, Harvey McDaniel and Olive May McDaniel, and an aunt, Rae Ann Etchison.
Funeral service will be at 2:00 pm Monday, August 7, 2017 at Dunnichay Funeral Home, Elwood, with Rev. Roger Gardner officiating. Burial will follow in Forrestville Cemetery in Summitville. Visitation will be Monday, August 7, 2017, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson Street, Elwood.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com