| James Robert "Bob" Daniell, 83, of Tucson, Arizona, formerly of Spencer and Parkersburg, died Friday, March 28, 2008, after a long hospitalization.|
He was born Sunday, July 20, 1924, at Spencer, a son of the late Earl and Gladyz VanDevender Daniell. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Parrish Daniell; sister, Elizabeth Daniell Hill.
Mr. Daniell was the former owner of Bob Daniell Chevrolet and a former administrator of the Spencer State Hospital. He was a 50 year member of Moriah Lodge No. 38, A.F. and A.M., the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, Parkersburg and the Nemesis Temple, A.A.N.O.M.S., Parkersburg. Bob was also a member of the Spencer Rotary Club and the Spencer-Roane Volunteer Fire Department. He was an Army veteran of World War II and a graduate of Denison University, Granville, OH. Also, he was a former member and attended the St. John's United Methodist Church, Spencer and the First United Methodist Church of Parkersburg, Parkersburg.
Survivors include children their spouses and significant others, Danette Daniell and Jameson Young of Parkersburg, Clerc Daniell and Mark Bossert of Spencer, Frances and Phillip Calcutt of Lake Forest, IL, Christine and Jim Connell of Cleveland, OH and James Robert and Heidi Seay Daniell, Jr. of Marietta, GA; brother, Hugh Daniell of Denver, CO; 11 grandchildren, Tad Boyle, Rick Lemley and Stephanie Miller, Justin Bossert, Aliy Bossert, Andrew Calcutt, Cameron Lemley, Alec Calcutt, Alicia Calcutt, James Robert Daniell, III, Jane Daniell and Sara Calcutt; and two great grandchildren, Zane Lemley and Ian Lemley.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 19 at 3:00 p.m. in the John H. Taylor Funeral Home, Spencer. Burial, with Masonic graveside rites, will be in the Spencer Memorial Cemetery, Spencer.
The family will receive friends Saturday two hours prior to the service at the funeral home.
Memorial donations are preferred to Shriners Hospital for Children, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502. (Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.)