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Sunday, 05 September 2021 17:31

Raymond Sherwood "Woody" Daniel, Jr.

Raymond Sherwood “Woody” Daniel, Jr., age 53, a resident of Alberta, VA, passed away Sunday, September 5, 2021 at his home.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Sherwood Daniel, Sr. and Ann Hill Daniel. Woody was employed at Iluka Resources for 16 years. He was a life member and Past Chief of Alberta Volunteer Fire Department. He was most proud to be the owner/operator of Sturgeon Creek Farm, the family farm where he was raised and worked alongside his father. Woody is survived by his wife, Mendie Pegram Daniel; daughters, Cali Renee Daniel and Katherine Hill “Kat” Daniel; brother, Andrew Lewis “Andy” Daniel; and niece, Madison Ann Daniel. A memorial service will be held at 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 7, 2021 at Williams Funeral Home & Crematory in Lawrenceville, VA. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Alberta Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 178, Alberta, VA 23821.
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  • Comment Link Kevin Craig Saturday, 02 October 2021 14:23 posted by Kevin Craig

    It seems like yesterday when I talked to you and you informed me of your health condition and I told you that you’ll be in my prayers.. good soul and a good all around person.. Rest In Peace

  • Comment Link Jim and Shelly Nash Thursday, 09 September 2021 06:48 posted by Jim and Shelly Nash

    Although we've only known y'all for a short time we could enjoy and appreciate the love shared by this family. Ray was an enormous force in his community, on the farm, and anytime you spent time with him, for us it was always around the diner. We can't imagine how hard this loss will be for Mendie and his girls but we pray you find peace in knowing he touched so many lives and was by all accounts, a wonderful man. God bless you and comfort you.

  • Comment Link Dr. Elizabeth Burns Wednesday, 08 September 2021 10:24 posted by Dr. Elizabeth Burns

    The Burns Sisters of Lew Jones Road (Route 616) send our deepest sympathy to the Daniel family on the loss of Woody. Woody was such a wonderful person with a beautiful personality. May the memories of his life burn bright in the coming days and years. Matthew 5:4 says…..For the Lord will wrap His arms of love and comfort around those who trust in Him.
    Elizabeth, Loretta, Maxine, Valerie, Lateefah & Kian

  • Comment Link Robert M. (Bob) Tanner Tuesday, 07 September 2021 22:58 posted by Robert M. (Bob) Tanner

    Sorry to hear of Woody's death. Spent time with him as a volunteer fire fighter, along with the training and competitions. Always friendly and outgoing. Rest in Peace my friend...

  • Comment Link Hope Harrell Tuesday, 07 September 2021 20:35 posted by Hope Harrell

    I am so thankful that I could watch Woody’s service that was videoed today. Sadly, I couldn’t attend . Woody and I went to school together and were good friends. It’s obvious he touched many lives in school and continued for many years after. My prayers and love go to his beautiful family. He will be missed.

  • Comment Link White Rock AME Zion Church Tuesday, 07 September 2021 15:38 posted by White Rock AME Zion Church

    The White Rock AME Zion Church Family extends sympathy to the Daniels family, especially wife, Mendie, and daughters Cali & Katherine on the transitioning of your loved one "Woody". Our prayers are with you and we want you to know that during your mourning season, earth has no sorrows that heaven cannot heal. Rev. Yolanda W. Buck, Pastor

  • Comment Link Shannon Simmons Monday, 06 September 2021 16:39 posted by Shannon Simmons

    So very sorry for the loss of Woody! He was always the life if the party. Alot of fond memories. Prayers for you all and big hugs!

  • Comment Link Shelly S Edmonds Monday, 06 September 2021 14:16 posted by Shelly S Edmonds

    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Woody. Thinking of you and your family with heartfelt sympathy.
    Clarence&Shelly Edmonds

  • Comment Link Matt Johnson Monday, 06 September 2021 11:41 posted by Matt Johnson

    Mendie and family. So sorry for your loss. It was such a good surprise to see Woody at the diner not too long ago. I worked along Woody's side with AVFD many years ago and anyone that knew Woody could tell his passion for the department. This world is less a good person. Please know that you and the Daniel family are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Comment Link Mary Beth Vincent Monday, 06 September 2021 08:10 posted by Mary Beth Vincent

    I’m so very sorry to hear this. Woody and I were classmates at BA. he was always a good guy. Praying for you all.