Roger Dale McDaniel, 65, Of Collinsville, Texas was called home to his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 27, 2021.
Roger was born on December 20, 1955 in Dallas, Texas to Billy and Wanna Fay (Cate) McDaniel. He graduated from Tom Bean High School in 1974 where he participated in football, track, and basketball. Roger graduated from Grayson County College with his HVAC degree. He met Myra Robin Keller in Tom Bean, Texas in March of 1975 and presented her with an engagement ring on her 18th birthday. They married on August 14, 1976 in Garland, Texas and celebrated 44 years of marriage in 2020. He worked for Maintenance of Way for Frisco Railroad from high school graduation until 1982. In August of 1995, Roger and Robin started McDaniel Heating and Air in Collinsville. He had a passion for the work and being able to serve all his customers well. He enjoyed traveling with the family, his dogs, and a good bowl of Braum’s Ice Cream. Roger accepted Jesus Christ as his Savior on September 12, 1979 at Northwest Baptist church in Sherman, Texas. He is a long-time member and Deacon of First Baptist Church Collinsville. Roger loved Sunday lunches with all his kids and grandkids. He was a hard worker who always put others and his family before his own needs or wishes.
He is survived by his wife, Robin McDaniel of Collinsville; children, Holly Odell and husband, Heath of Gainesville; Suzanne Cox and husband, Matthew of Ethel; Stephen McDaniel and wife, Ashley of Collinsville; Phillip McDaniel and wife, Sydney of Collinsville; brothers, Billy McDaniel and wife, Linda of Olney; Allen Neal McDaniel and wife, Dian of Ponder; Robert McDaniel and wife, Anita of Sherman; Calvin McDaniel and wife, Carla of Denison; Michael McDaniel and wife Jana of Howe; sister, Nancy McLain of Greenville; grandchildren, Nicholas Cox, Hunter Odell, Hade Odell, Ali McDaniel, Wyatt McDaniel, Tinley McDaniel, Jolee McDaniel and a granddaughter due in July.
Roger was preceded in death by an infant child, parents, Billy and Wanna Fay McDaniel, In-Laws, Shorty and Jackie Keller, and Sister-in-Law Judy Keller.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his honor to Home Hospice of Grayson County, Disabled Veterans of America or any local school or city youth sports programs.
In accordance with CDC guidelines, masks and social distancing will be required during visitation and service times.
Funeral services honoring Roger will be held at 1:00 PM on Monday, February 1, 2021 at First Baptist Church Collinsville, officiated by Rev. Jerry Davis and Rev. Rick Carney. Interment will follow at Collinsville Cemetery. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held on Sunday, January 31, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Meador Funeral Home of Whitesboro. The services will be live streamed on Facebook Live for those unable to attend.
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Praying for your family through this difficult time.
Praying for all the family. I’m so sorry for your loss.
Prayers for your wonderful family. We always enjoyed visiting with Roger when he came out to check our air conditioning. He will be missed; so sad this had to happen.
Robin and family so sorry for your loss of your loved one my thoughts and prayers are with you during this sad time
Praying for you all through this tough time.
Thoughts and prayers for your family.
Buddy and Melinda Sherrill Sandefur.
Thought and prayers for you and your family.
Buddy and Melinda Sherrill Sandefur
Prayers for you and your family. John and I are so sorry for your loss. Roger was a special friend, good Christian, and a good example of what a husband and father should be. We will always remember and cherish our times together when we were at Northwest Baptist. Love you.
Prayers for comfort and peace for all ??
So sorry for your loss, Roger will live forever in your hearts.
randy and I are so sorry for your loss. roger was a kind man who was well thought of in the community. his presence in the community will be missed by all who knew him. prayers for his family.
Robin, so sorry for your loss, Andy and I send our love and have you in our prayers. God bless you and your family.
Love , Andy & Kay
Suzanne & family, I’m so sorry for your loss.
We are so sorry for your loss. My prayers are for the family.
Oh how I will miss you! I could always ask a question and you had a common sense answer. True example of a CHRISTIAN. You have raise a fine family. I am sure apicot fried pies awaited you, Shorty will shake your hand and say welcome to heaven.
To the family I don’t know what to say, but y’all got me through my losses. Thank you! Love you so much.
Mr. McDaniel will truly be missed. Was a great guy and a very hard Worker. Got acquainted with him when my husband got hi m to work on our air conditioner. Was very friendly to al RI.P. my friend
Our prayers are with the Rodger McDaniels family!!
With deepest sympathy for your family
My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire McDaniel family. Roger did work at our home and I knew him from church as well when we lived in Collinsville and was so sad to read of his passing this morning. Roger was such a kind man and always went the extra mile when doing work for us. I know he will be missed by many. I will keep the family in my prayers during this time. God bless.
Holly sorry for your loss
We are so saddened by Rogers death. Robin and all his family are in our prayers. Bea and RC Harmon
Deepest Condolences! The McDaniel family is in my thoughts and prayers.
Great memories from Beavers Bend to Grayson College. May our Lord comfort your heart during these times.
We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Ronnie & Diane Bullard
Robin I’m so sorry for your loss. Please know that you and your family are in my prayers
Love to all of you. God be with each of you.
Our prayers are with you all from my family Roger was an amazing man who loved friends and family big I am so sorry Robin and kids and grandkids …❤?❤?
One of my precious families. Roger was like a brother an will be missed so much!!!! Lost another one of our SS members, who did it all, a deacon, taught our class now an then an always had a sweet spirit an loved his family an his Lord. Continuing Prayers being lifted for all the family??????????
Robin, I am truly sorry for your loss.
I’ve always admired yours and Rogers relationship and devotion to God.
There are no words to express how much I feel your grief and hurt over loosing Roger.
My prayers and thoughts are with you and the Family through this difficult time.
Even though Roger is no longer here in the physical world; I believe he will always exist and be carried in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.
Even moreso in your heart.
Take care of yourself Robin ?
I love you
Robin, I’m so saddened to hear about your loving husband, the father, and grandfather to the beautiful family y’all have made. Keep those memories alive and be patient until God joins you once again and forever. With much love, thoughts and prayers.
Prayers for your loss, may ya’ll have comfort and peace in the days to come!
So sorry for your loss. Kay and I are praying for you and all the family.
I would like to express my condolences to Robin and their family for their great loss.
Sorry for your loss. I didn’t know him well but I know he made the best chicken and dressing I ever ate.
Praying for strength and comfort during this difficult time. Our family is praying for your family. With heartfelt condolences. Ronnie & Cathy O’Neal
We are sorry for Roger’s passing. Thoughts and prayers go out to Robin and family. He was a special man who will be greatly missed.
Our deepest condolences for your loss. Our prayers are with you all in this most difficult time. Stay strong as your Dad taught you and carry on his tradition.
Rest In Peace Roger, one of the finest men I have ever known.
Loved talking to him he was always happy, smiling and positive attitude. A very good man who will truly be missed.
We are so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with you. Kevin & Mary Ann Maynard
Roger was a very kind and sweet man. He was the Heart of your family. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. We are praying for God to bless the McDaniels family with peace and love.
Sorry for your loss. Praying for yall
Robin, I am so sorry to hear of your loss! However so encouraging to read of Roger’s close walk with the Lord. May this be your comfort in the days to come. We will keep you and the family in our prayers. Chuck and Kathy Blair
So sorry for your loss He will be greatly missed Prayers for all the family
I am so sorry to hear of Roger’s passing. A good man and an honest business man are hard to find. Roger was both. God bless the family.
I know this is hard. I am still whirling with the loss of my daddy December 17th so I am just not ready to attend a service. But, you and your family are so much in my thoughts and prayers. Roger was a sweet soul with a huge smile that was contagious. He will be greatly missed by many, He is with my daddy now and we know exactly where, which gives me comfort and I hope it will you and your family as well. God’s hands. My heart goes out to you, prayers for strength.
So sorry for your loss. You are in our prayers.
Our loving thoughts and prayers to the entire family during this difficult time. May God grant you each comfort and peace. Roger was a great man, and will be greatly missed! Deepest condolences, Donnie and Rae Payette
Roger will be missed by all. He was a great example to anyone that new him.
Our prayers are with you and your family.
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family as you go through this difficult time.
We are very sorry to hear about the loss of Roger. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
It was a privilege to know Roger, a wonderful, Christian man. We shared the same occupation and I found him to be a very honest man. My prayers are with the family.
So sorry to hear about Roger.
Such a good man and honest business man
Your family is in our thoughts and prayers
Jim and Mary Malone
So sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for comfort, strength and guidance for the days ahead.