AHOSKIE, NC – Donald Glenn Daniels, lovingly known as Speck, peacefully passed away at his home on Tuesday, October 10, 2023, at the age of 76 in Hertford County, the very place he called home since his birth on January 4, 1947.
Speck dedicated many years of his life to serving his community as a Postmaster for the United States Postal Service. His commitment and hard work were unparalleled, making him a respected figure among his colleagues and the community he faithfully served. Beyond his professional life, Speck found joy in various interests. He was an active member of the Masonic Lodge and Creech Memorial Baptist Church, where he found solace and spiritual fulfillment. Additionally, Speck was a proud member of Beechwood Country Club, where he indulged in his passion for golf. He enjoyed spending time with people, forging lifelong friendships along the way. In this time of mourning, may we find solace in the memories shared and the legacy that Speck leaves behind.
Speck is preceded in death by his father, Alvah Daniels, his mother, Ida Mae Todd Daniels, and his sister, Janice M. Daniel. In the wake of his passing, Speck leaves behind a deeply saddened but loving family, including his beloved wife, Yvonne, his sister, Bettie Partee (Phil) of Ohio, and his aunt, Dot Daniels of Roanoke Rapids, NC. He also leaves behind numerous friends who will forever hold him dear in their hearts.
Relatives and friends are invited to honor Speck’s life during a celebration of life funeral service, to be held on Saturday, October 14, 2023, at 11:00 am at the Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel in Ahoskie, NC. Reverend Dr. Wallace Phillips will officiate the service, providing words of comfort and reflection. A private family burial will take place at Highland Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to ECU Health and Hospice, 521 W E Myers Street, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here or the Carpenter Shop International Church, PO Box 395, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here
The arrangements for the Daniels family are being handled by Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, where online condolences can be shared with the family at www.garrettsykesfs.com.