Daniel Whitford, 72, of Honea Path, SC, went to meet the Lord on Thursday, July 23, 2009.
Born in Silver Grove, KY, he was one of fifteen children of the late Ralph L. and Estella Whitford.
He was retired from the United States Air Force and was a lifetime member of the American Legion Post 77. He worked at Carolina Village for nine years.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by a brother, Ronnie Whitford and sisters, Mary Ann Guthrie and Shirley Jones.
He is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Margaret McCraw Whitford and his five wonderful children, Greg Whitford and his wife Jan, Doug Whitford and his wife Kim, Sherry Ribble and her husband Weldon, Danny Whitford and his wife Wendy and Melissa OíBrien and her husband Mark; seven beautiful grandchildren, Jason, Conner, Logan, Hailey, Chris, Kelly and David; brothers, Donald, Gene Paul, Russell, David, Bobby, Jerry, Joe and sisters, Donna Lee Pelle, Kay Barth and Sue Rayne.
A graveside service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Military rites will be conducted by Hubert M. Smith American Legion Post 77, Hedrick-Rhodes Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 5206 and Disabled American Veterans Chapter 14. The family will receive friends from 10- 11:30 a.m. in the chapel at Forest Lawn Mortuary.