Rev. Dr. Roy “Danny” Daniels passed away on Friday, November 12, 2021 at the age of 76. Roy served in the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Roosevelt, and was a graduate of Auburn University, Candler School of Theology, and Erskine Theological Seminary and was a member of Theta Xi Fraternity, Beta Zeta Chapter. He was an Eagle Scout and a Member of the Order of the Arrow. He served as a Methodist Minister in the North Georgia Conference.
As a minister, Roy was loved by many and counseled and prayed with them in their time of need. In retirement, Roy returned to Birmingham to be close to his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed traveling with his wife, Judy, and was an avid Atlanta Braves fan. Roy was preceded in death by his father Roy H. Daniels and his mother Venoa Daniels.
Roy is survived by his wife, Judy Daniels; his two children, Eric Daniels and Emily Lacey; and his grandchildren, Jazmine Daniels, John Daniel, Molly Kate, and Sam “Pistol” Lacey.
Friends and family are invited to his memorial service at Asbury United Methodist Church on Tuesday, November 16, 2021. Visitation will be held at 10:00 AM with Funeral Service to follow at 11:00 AM. Interment will be at Southern Heritage Cemetery. Roy will be deeply missed by all his friends and family and we welcome all to attend his Memorial Service.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to:
Friendship Cemetery Fund, c/o Charles Caddel, 4229 Friendship Road, Brent, AL 35034
or Asbury United Methodist Church, 6690 Cahaba Valley Road, Birmingham, AL 35242.