James Everett Daniel Sr., 79, of Evensville, passed away Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020, at Parkridge Hospital in Chattanooga, Tenn.

Jim was a longtime resident of Rhea County and a member of Dayton Church of God. He worked 28 years as a Civil Engineer, some at TVA Watts Bar. His passion was missions. He was a short-term missionary and was an active volunteer in church and mission work. He loved football and sports.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Daniel and Omega Nash Daniel; grandson, Matthew James Daniel; and granddaughters, Crystal Fowler and Megan Ashley Daniel.

He is survived by his wife, Carol Daniel, of Evensville; children, Lori Hicks, of Evensville, Brent Daniel, of Chattanooga, Tenn., and Jamie (Carie) Daniel, of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.; sister, Diane (Mike) Bowles, of Bowling Green, Ky.; three grandchildren, Alli, Will and Addison Daniel; four great-grandchildren, Cory and Chris Fowler and Cameron and Jaxson Wilbanks; and three nieces.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home with Pastor Edward Lane Davis officiating.

The family will receive friends Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, from noon to 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Church of God World Missions c/o of Dayton Church of God.

To share online condolences, visit www.coultergarrisonfuneralhome.com

Arrangements are by Coulter-Garrison Funeral Home of Dayton.