Harlan Ray McDaniels, age 66, of Kendallville, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2023 at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. Harlan was born on April 3, 1956 in Floyd County, Kentucky to George and Vernice (Salisbury) McDaniels. He attended East Noble High School. Harlan worked for many years at Dalton Foundry. His last employment was working for Boyd Ritchie, working on cars and selling parts. He was a collector of many things, and he enjoyed watching old westerns. Harlan had a big heart and would do whatever he could to help family and friends. His biggest enjoyments were his daughters and grandchildren. He will be missed by all that knew him.
Daughter, Renae McDaniels of Kendallville.
Daughter, Chasity (Gordon) Elkins of Kendallville.
Daughter, Aimee Morse of Fort Wayne.
9 Grandchildren: Jake (Airel) Stanley, Monica Stanley, Megan Stanley, Joshua Morse, Cody Morse, Tommy Morse, Kristen Watkins, Cassandra Kilburn, and Olivia Bolen.
Brother, Ray (Colleen) McDaniels of Deerfield Beach, Florida.
Sister-in-law, Carol McDaniels of Kendallville.
Nieces, Kari McDaniels and Sheila (Justin) Diehl.
Great-nieces, Khiana McDaniels and Emma Diehl.
Nephew, Owen Diehl.
Many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, grandson, Kile Stanley, and brother, Rex McDaniels.
A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, March 29, 2023 at 2:00pm with visitation two hours prior from 12:00pm-2:00pm at Hite Funeral Home, 403 South Main Street, Kendallville.
Following services cremation will take place and inurnment will take place at Orange Cemetery at a later date.
Officiating the service will be Rev. Willie Collins.
Arrangements entrusted to Hite Funeral Home of Kendallville, IN.
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