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William "Bill" Henry McDaniel, Jr.

William "Bill" Henry McDaniel, Jr.
  • August 1, 1944 - October 20, 2021
  • Charleston, South Carolina
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Fisher House
    150 Wentworth Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to:
  • Ronald McDonald House
    81 Gadsden Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Just learned of Bill´s death. He was always ready to greet you with such a big and loving smile. He will be missed. Linda Giltner ”
1 of 19 | Posted by: Linda Giltner

“Maureen, we have been apart in miles and contact, but you and Bill were always in our hearts and prayers! He was a great man with a huge heart to all...Read More »
2 of 19 | Posted by: Rod and Diane Allen

“Jimmy and I were so sad to hear of Bill's passing. We have enjoyed our friendship with him and with you, Maureen, over the years. I know this is a...Read More »
3 of 19 | Posted by: Ann Muir - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Maureen & Family, We were saddened to hear of Bill's passing and offer our condolences. May the wonderful memories help ease your pain during this...Read More »
4 of 19 | Posted by: Glenda & Billy Oltmann - Friend

“Maureen, We just heard about Bill and we are so sad. We have such wonderful memories of being with the two of you...your wedding, Honduras Medical...Read More »
5 of 19 | Posted by: Kitti & Mike Mullins - Friend

“Oren and I are so very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. Prayers for you and your family during this difficult time. ”
6 of 19 | Posted by: Susan wood - Landrum, SC - Friend

“Maureen, we were very sorry to hear of Bill's passing. He was kind, generous and courageous. His leadership and passion for all things Scottish...Read More »
7 of 19 | Posted by: Carl, Sigrid, Cameron & Gillian McAllister

“Maureen, so sorry to hear of Bill´s passing. We live in RI now, but will be thinking of you in the upcoming days ”
8 of 19 | Posted by: Marilyn Schmitt

“I'm so sorry for the loss of Bill. I met him about 35 years ago when I moved to Charleston and began my first job in banking. He was always a nice...Read More »
9 of 19 | Posted by: Diane Owens - Work

“I have so many fond memories of Bill and Maureen! He added blessings to so many lives! God hold U in His arms of love and peace Love, Robbie ”
10 of 19 | Posted by: Robbie Staubes - Friend

“A True Charleston Gentleman . ”
11 of 19 | Posted by: Grange Simons, 111 Lucas - SC

“We were sorry to hear about the loss of your special loved one. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care, Neely/Nick, Marie...Read More »
12 of 19 | Posted by: Marie Thompson - SC - Friend

“Our Sympathy to Bill McDaniel Family and Maureen. We loved Bill so much. A great gentleman and a mentor. Love and prayers to you all. ”
13 of 19 | Posted by: Dave & Cheri McDaniel - Friend

“Bill was a warm and caring friend. We will miss him at Scottish activities. Our condolences to Maureen on the loss of a truly nice guy. Ralph and...Read More »
14 of 19 | Posted by: Ralph Comp - Friend

“We were sorry to hear about the loss of your special loved one. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Take care, Neely/Nick, Marie...Read More »
15 of 19 | Posted by: Marie Thompson - SC - Friend

“With our heartfelt love and deepest sympathy!Doug and Barbara ”
16 of 19 | Posted by: Barbara Beckley - Goose Creek, SC

“A longtime friend & fellow banker, Bill was the best. His devotion to his charities was second to none. We saw him many times at the Miracle League...Read More »
17 of 19 | Posted by: Elton & Kathy Carrier - SC

“I first met Bill at 33 Charlotte St in 1967. I recall an upstanding young banker who was willing to accept two young submarine sailors as neighbors...Read More »
18 of 19 | Posted by: Joseph DeBor - Arlington, VA

“Bill was one of the first members of the Scottish Society of Charleston we met. When one thinks of class and warmth, we think of Bill. He was there...Read More »
19 of 19 | Posted by: Bill and Lynn Pitt - Pennan

William "Bill" Henry McDaniel, Jr., 77, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Maureen Conrey McDaniel entered into eternal rest Wednesday, October 20, 2021. His Funeral Service will be held Saturday, October 30, 2021 in Saint James Anglican Church, 1872 Camp Road at 2:00 p.m. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Bill was born August 1, 1944 in Charleston, South Carolina, son of the late William Henry McDaniel and Lyda Hutchinson McDaniel. After graduating from Rivers High School and Erskine College, Bill had a very successful and long career in the Savings and Loan banking industry. He was a member of the American Institute of Banking and retired from First Citizens Bank.

Bill served on the Vestry for Saint James Anglican Church, participating in multiple mission trips to Honduras and assisting with the Kairos Prison Ministry. He was a member of the James Island Optimist Club and also proudly served as a Past Commodore of the James Island Yacht Club, devoting special effort to the "Cooking" committee. Bill was passionate about his Scottish heritage and membership of Clan Donald USA, serving proudly as a Past High Commissioner, Past President of Clan Donald Foundation, and Member of Clan Donald Lands Trust.

Bill is survived by his wife of 30 years, Maureen; two daughters: Emily McDaniel Barrett (Andrew) and Deering McDaniel Simmons all of Charleston, SC; step-son, Thomas Conrey, Jr. of Charleston, SC; step-daughter, Kimberly Stevens (Thomas) of Fleming Island, FL; brother, Jim McDaniel (Peggy) of Moncks Corner, SC; and four grandchildren: William Michael McDaniel Simmons, Henry Austin Barrett, Brian Elijah McKenzie and Kelley Elise McKenzie.

He was predeceased by his step-daughter, Kelley Ann Conrey.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Fisher House, 150 Wentworth Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or the Ronald McDonald House, 81 Gadsden Street, Charleston, SC 29401.