Eric (Ric) Wayne McDaniel

November 30, -0001 - August 11, 2010

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Mc DANIEL, Eric (Ric) Wayne, age 42 of Hillsboro, died suddenly August 11, 2010, in Houston, TX, of complications due to diabetes and renal failure. He was returning to Ohio from a trip to California with his mother. Ric was born June 16, 1968, in Cincinnati, OH. Devoted son of Carol and the late William Mc Daniel. Loving brother of Patti (Mike) Bielak, Vicki (Ernie) Carrier, Becki (Jim) Proffitt, Mark (Cheri) Mc Daniel and Tami (Jeff) Richards. Beloved grandson of the late Leroy and Dorothy Wilson and Joseph and Polla Mc Daniel. Uncle and great uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. Ric was a big OSU fan. He appreciated the wonderful people of Hillsboro, especially the staff at Highland District Hospital (the ER staff knew him on a first-name basis), EMS crew and several different dialysis centers. He truly appreciated all the caring people with whom he came into contact. What many will remember about Ric, though, is that he had a wonderful sense of humor especially in telling a story, with his very dry wit and hilarious imagery. He was loving and kind and will be greatly missed as he was a joy to know. Although the last 20 years of Ric’s life were a medical challenge, he never appeared bitter and faced them with a smile on his face and his sense of humor intact. He was a deeply spiritual person who received much strength from God these 20 years. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Monday from 11 a.m. until funeral service at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Diabetes Assoc. or Children’s Hospital Medical Center.


Sally Ford - Aug 15, 2010

Dear friends, I had the honor of getting to know Eric through work , and I truly enjoy’d his wit and humor. He will be greatly missed, but lives on forever in our hearts. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

David Coston - Aug 14, 2010

Ric you will be missed I’m glad I was able to be in your life and always a kind friend.

Frank Caldwell - Aug 14, 2010

My heartfelt condolences and well wishes to the family of Eric (Ric) McDaniel. Ric was a very special part of my life, one I will never forget. I am appreciative of the time I had to spend with him and his family. His humor and witty personality will be missed but not forgotten.