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Thursday, February 9, 2023
10:00am - 12:00pm (Mountain time)
Jack Keith Daniels passed away at his home in Gilbert, Arizona on Wednesday, February 1, 2023 at the age of 88. He was born in Alameda, California to Emmett William and Daisy Eugenie Daniels. Jack spent his childhood in Alameda and Oakland, California. He was in the Army from 1954-1957 and was stationed in Anchorage, Alaska. Jack graduated with a business degree from Brigham Young University (BYU) in just 2.5 years. He lived the last 45 years in Arizona. He was an accountant, business owner and entrepreneur most of his life. Jack loved doing magic, playing games, and traveling (especially going on cruises).
Jack is survived by his wife of 29 years, Mary Jane Richards Daniels, and nine children. His children (and their spouses) are: Denise Gee (Tom), Diana Hatch (Kerry), Dana Rogers (James), Craig Daniels (Michelle), Cari Gossmann (Trevor), Daniel Daniels (April), Eric Daniels, Scott Daniels, and Rebecca (Becky) Shipley (Brandon). Jack has 25 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Glenn Emmett Daniels and Lee Rex Daniels; sister, Dorothy Jeanne Daniels Boynton; and grandson Justin Matthew Hatch.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 10:00 a.am. at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Higley Village Ward building at 5190 South Recker Road in Gilbert, Arizona. The burial will take place on Thursday, February 9, 2023 at 2:00 p.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona at 23029 North Cave Creek Road in Phoeix, Arizona. Flowers may be sent to Family Burial and Cremation, 237 South Sirrine, Ste 101, Mesa, Arizona 85210. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Brigham Young University (BYU). https://philantropies.churchofjesuschrist.org/byu