Patrick Lee McDaniel, passed away early Monday morning, December 24, 2018 at the Lighthouse Health and Rehabilitation Center in Ishpeming.
He was born in Pontiac on March 17, 1954, the son of Calvin Jr. and Mary (Sumner) McDaniel.
On, July 7, 1984, Patrick married Joyce Winberg at St. Francis de Sales Church in Manistique.
Patrick received his GED in Manistique the same year Joyce graduated in 1984.
He was employed at Island Resort and Casino as a Black Jack and Craps Dealer but was also proud of his time as “house spouse”.
Patrick was an avid deer hunter and enjoyed the time spent in the woods. In his younger years, he was a member of the Eagles Club in Manistique.
He is survived by his wife, Joyce of Escanaba; children, Hiedi (Derek) Davis from Appleton, Patrick McDaniel Jr. and Heather McDaniel of Escanaba; grandchildren, Jason and Lauren Davis; siblings, Coleen McGee (Jim Kitchen), Calvin (Pam) McDaniel III, Dennis (Kathy) McDaniel and Lindsay McDaniel.
Patrick was preceded in death by parents and siblings, Mary Kay and Michael McDaniel.
Visitation will be held on Friday, December 28th from 2 – 4 p.m. at the Crawford Funeral Home, 302 S. 13th St., Escanaba. The funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. with Deacon Mike LeBeau officiating. A meal will follow in the funeral home lounge.
A message of condolence may be directed to the McDaniel family by visiting crawfordfuneralhomes.net