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Obituary- Bill (William Setliff) Daniel

Mr. Bill (William Setliff) Daniel, age 84, of Shelbyville, died Wednesday, May 2, 2007, at Bedford County Medical Center.

Funeral services will be 4 PM Sunday , May 6, 2007, at Fairlane Church of Christ.  Russ Countess and Geoff Geisemann will officiate, with burial to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be 4-8 PM Friday at Feldhaus Memorial Chapel.  (The family has a previously scheduled and unchangeable graduation ceremony they must attend on Saturday; there will be no Saturday visitation).

He was born September 7, 1922, in Lynchburg, Tennessee, to the late James Thomas Daniel and Kathryn Shaw Setliff Daniel.  He was engaged in the real estate business for over fifty years and most recently as a partner in Daniel-Neese Realty with Wayne Neese.  He was formerly a member of the Shelbyville Lions Club, Board of Directors of the Tennessee Walking Horse National Celebration, and Middle Tennessee Association of Realtors.  He was a member and former elder of Fairlane Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Peggy Ann Roberts Daniel in 1999, after 50 years of marriage.  He was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Phillip Daniel and Anthony Gragg. 

He is survived by his wife, Kathryn Phillips Daniel, of Shelbyville, a son, Ted (Beverly) Daniel, their son Joel (Katie Evans) Daniel, their child Zoe Daniel; two daughters, Jennifer (Earl) Daniel Gragg, and their children, Jenny Gragg, Daniel (Jenna) Gragg, their daughter, Makayla Gragg, Matthew (Christina) Gragg, Julie (Daniel) Gragg Levic, Nathan Gragg, Sarah Gragg, and Joy Daniel, and her children, Journey Daniel, Lyric Daniel, and Secret Daniel.

Memorials may be made to the Fairlane Church of Christ, Lipscomb University, or The National Parkinson’s Foundation.

Feldhaus Memorial Chapel is assisting the family with the arrangements.

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