Walter Elton Daniel

Published 11:26 pm Saturday, February 25, 2012

February 24, 2012

Walter Elton Daniel, 65, of Suffolk, Va., passed away on Feb. 24, 2012. A native of Suffolk, Va., he was the son of the late Paul Elton and Eloise Acree Daniel. He retired from the VDOT right of way department as a manager with 40 years of service. Walter was a member of Somerton Friends Meeting and a U.S. Army veteran.

He is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Diane Fulgham Daniel; a sister, Marie D. Holland; sister-in-law and husband, Kathleen and Joe Arrowood; nephews and wives, Raiford and Rhonda Baker, Randy and Patsy Tew and Shane Arrowood, all of Suffolk.

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A funeral service will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at 2 p.m. at Somerton Friends Meeting with the Revs. Amanda B. Smith, Charles Chappell and Clifton Whitlock officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the church cemetery. Friends may join the family on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012, evening at the funeral home from 7 to 8 p.m. for visitation and other times at 1441 Lummis Road, Suffolk, VA 23434, home of Marie D. Holland. Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life Suffolk. The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and care giving staff of Obici Hospital for their care of Walter. Condolences may be registered online at