Luther Grifton Daniel

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May 19, 1929 — July 10, 2018

BLACK CREEK — Luther Grifton Daniel, 89, passed away Tuesday, July 10, 2018.

He was born on May 19, 1929, in Black Creek to Luther and Bessie Lucas Daniel. He graduated from Lee Woodard High School and Atlantic Christian College. He married Elizabeth Daugherty on July 7, 1957. He worked as a tobacconist with Liggett and Myers and Alliance One tobacco companies.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth “Betty Jay” Daniel; their children, Diana Page (Barry), James Daniel (Susan) and Joseph Daniel (Lorie); grandchildren Zach, Lauren, Leah and Jacob Daniel; and sister, Jean Collier (Earnest).

He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Archie Daniel.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, July 14 at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Black Creek Town Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 6 - 8 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, Wilson, and other times, the family will be at the home of Joseph and Lorie Daniel in Black Creek.

The family wishes to thank all the caregivers who provided loving care.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials in his memory to Black Creek United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 278, Black Creek, NC 27813.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home at www.joyners.net.