Timothy James McDaniel, 19, of Nova, died Saturday, February 4, 2023 at Akron Children’s Hospital. Born on June 11, 2003, he was the son of Jeramy and Marie (nee Jankowski) McDaniel. Tim grew up in the Elyria area before moving with his family to Nova a few years ago.
Tim was currently working for Life Care Transport in Elyria and served on the Ruggles-Troy volunteer fire department. He had been attending the Lorain County Community College, and worked on the college radio station. Tim was an active member of Trinity Baptist Church in Ashland and was a member of Trail Life USA. He enjoyed shooting trap and competed on a team. Tim also enjoyed role playing card games. Tim was filled with compassion for others and as a final wish wanted to be an organ donor.
Survivors include his loving parents, Jeramy and Marie; brothers, Jonathon, Thomas, Isaac, and Josiah; grandparents, Tim and Robin Jankowski, James McDaniel, and Cindy Jackson; a special aunt and uncle, Andrea and TJ Wilkinson; and aunts, Sabrina and Stephanie Jackson; and uncle, Daryl Jackson III. Tim was preceded in death by his great grandparents Ann Jankowski and Jim Yenni.
Friends and family will be received on Monday, February 13 from 4-7 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church 891 State Rt 511, Ashland, where services will be held on Tuesday beginning at 11 a.m. Tim’s father Jeramy will officiate. A private burial will take place at New Russia Township Cemetery at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations in Tim’s memory may be directed to a scholarship fund through Trail Life USA at www.tlusa222.com/mcdaniel-scholarship. Expressions of sympathy may be shared online at www.eastmanfuneralhome.com.
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