Bobby “Ray” McDaniel, Jr., of Covington, passed away Saturday, June 15, 2019, at the age of 51. Mr. McDaniel was a member of Alcovy United Methodist Church. For many years he worked at Miller Grading Company and currently worked for Ryan Spikes at Skyline Outdoor Inc. His father taught him how to fish, turtle grabbling, and coon hunting which helped lead to his love of being outdoors. Ray enjoyed searching for arrowheads and was an avid deer hunter and fisherman. He loved playing dominos with his mother. He was a simple loving man; always willing to help others and loved his family dearly. Mr. McDaniel was preceded in death by his father, Bobby Ray McDaniel, Sr.
Survivors include his daughter, Nicole Wilkes; son, Harley McDaniel; step-son, Tommy Spivey; mother, Treasey Johnston; sisters and brothers-in-law, Judy and Casey Montgomery, Sandra and Arlin Hodges; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mr. McDaniel will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, June 22 at Alcovy United Methodist Church, 12521 Alcovy Road, in Covington, with Pastor Debbie Giles officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the family to help with funeral expenses.