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Reed J. McDaniel, Sr.

February 13, 1956 ~ September 22, 2019 (age 63)
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Reed J. McDaniel Sr., 63, of Milan, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, September 22, 2019 at his home. Services for Mr. McDaniel Sr., will be 10 am, Saturday at Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, Milan. Visitation will be Friday from 4 pm to 7 pm, at the funeral home, where a Masonic Service will be held at 7 pm. Burial will be in the Rock Island Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Reed was born on February 13, 1956 in Moline, a son of John McDaniel and Marylyn (Post) McDaniel. He married Debbie Sutter on July 7, 1979 in Bloomington, Illinois. Reed was a loving father to three sons and grandfather to five grandchildren. He was the 3rd Generation Co-Owner and President of B & B Hardware, Milan. He loved watching the Packers, hunting, and spending time with his dogs.  R.W.B. Reed J. McDaniel Sr., was Past Master and Life Member of Trio Lodge #57 of Rock Island, IL, Past Grand Examiner and Grand Lecturer Emeritus of the Grand Masonic Lodge of IL.

Survivors include his wife, Debbie; sons, R.J. (Helen) McDaniel, Milan, Jared (Mackenzie) McDaniel, Fitchburg, Wisconsin, Jordan (Meghan) McDaniel, Middleton, Wisconsin; grandchildren, Aaliyah, Jasmine, Reed III, Declan, and Beau; a brother, Brent (Julie) McDaniel, Milan.

Reed was preceded in death by his parents. Online condolences may be left for the family at




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