Daniels, Henry James
Birth: Sunday, April 04, 1943 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland
Death: Friday, January 06, 2017 at the age of 73
Laid to Rest: in the Southern Memorial Gardens, Dunkirk, Maryland
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Henry James "Jim" Daniels, 73, of Huntingtown, MD passed away January 6, 2017 at home surrounded by family. Jim was born April 4, 1943 in Washington, D.C. to Albert "Bay" and Marie (Myers) Daniels. He was raised in Chillum, MD and graduated from Northwestern High School.
He attended the University of Maryland until enlisting in the US Army, serving from 1964 to 1967 earning the National Defense Service Medal. Upon his discharge Jim worked for C & P Telephone which later became Verizon, rising to manager and instructor, retiring with over forty years of service.
Jim was married to Dawn L. (Johnson) Daniels for almost 50 years, raising daughters Diana Daniels Pritchard (Andy Mitchell) of Middletown, PA and Melanie Ford (Rob), of Chesapeake Beach. He is also survived by grandchildren Corrina and Tristan Pritchard, and Dylan, Matthew, Kallie and Mikayla Ford, great-granddaughter Kaelyn, and a brother Richard Daniels and wife Lani of College Park, and their son Josh.
Jim had a wonderful sense of humor and enjoyed life. He was a member of Friendship U.M. Church and an active member of Lions International, belonging to the former Northern Calvert Lions and currently the Silver Hill Lions. A marching band member in high school, Jim enjoyed playing trumpet. He also enjoyed fishing, crabbing and swimming during the summers he spent in Hollywood, MD in his youth. Jim also loved gardening and watching Redskins, Nationals and Capitals games. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.