OBITUARY: Daniel Jr., Robert Henry

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Daniel Jr., Robert Harry

Robert Harry Daniel, Jr., 82, a retired cattleman and native of Star Hill, died at his home in St. Francisville on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2009. He was a veteran of World War II, where he served in the Merchant Marines. He was a longtime member of the 4H Club, the West Feliciana Cattleman Association, the United Methodist Men, and the American Legion. Visitation will be at the St. Francisville Methodist Church on Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 from 9 a.m. until services at 1 p.m., conducted by Rev. Danny Gleason, assisted by Rev. Harold Babin and Rev. Chris Roberts. Burial will be in Star Hill Cemetery. He is survived by his wife, Kathleen Brown Daniel of St. Francisville; three sons: Bobby and Jane Daniel; Brian and Debbie Daniel; and Barry and Melissa Daniel, all of St. Francisville; one daughter Brenda and Chevis Hosea of Encinitas, Cal.; one brother, Edward I. Daniel II of St. Francisville; and one sister, Margaret D. Rountree of St. Amant; grandchildren: Jamie, Davis, Rabb, John, Harrison and Brian Daniel, Christian Tregle, Nicole Montgomery, Misty Daniel, Maggie Kleinpeter, Rhiannon and Riley Hosea; and great-grandchildren Carlyn Montgomery, Jamie Daniel II, Mary Jane and John Emery Walker, Gracyn and Ruston Kleinpeter; step-sons John D. and Ty Edwards; step-grandchildren Maggie, Sophia, Ellie, and Texanna Edwards; and special friend Joe B. Maryman. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Henrietta Brian Daniel, grandson Robert Edward Daniel, and parents Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Daniel Sr. Pallbearers will be his grandsons. Honorary pallbearers will be his many friends and relatives. Share sympathies, memories, and condolences at To sign and view the family guest book, please visit to offer condolences to the family.