Raymond Atlas Daniell August 3, 1930 – December 9, 2015

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danielleRaymond Atlas Daniell Jr., “Sonny”, was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Sonny was affectionately known as “PaPa” to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. He passed away on December 9, 2015. He was born to Raymond Atlas Daniell Sr. and Lydia Louise (Martin) Daniell on August 3, 1930.

He was a retired firefighter serving nearly 28 years with the Dallas Fire Department.

Sonny was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Betty Daniell.

He is survived by children, Sherry Green (Larry), Denise Malone (James), and Jack Daniell (Jennifer); grandchildren, Bret Duff (Geneva), Morgan Knecht (Dave), Stephanie Daniell, Melina Duff, Heather Carpenter (Jason), and Lauren Daniell; great-grandchildren, Ashton Wells, Dylan Knecht, Austin Knecht, Colt Knecht, and Dani Duff.

jaynesFuneral services will be 2:00 pm Monday, December 14, 2015, at First Baptist Church, 1651 S. Midlothian Parkway, Midlothian, TX, 76065.

Visitation with the family will begin at 1:00 pm, at the church.

Mr. Daniell will lie in state at Jaynes Memorial Chapel on Sunday, December 13, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm.

Memorial Donations may be made to the Dallas Firefighters Museum, 3801 Parry Avenue, Dallas, Texas, 75226.