Mr. Howard "John" McDaniel, age 82, of Buford, GA passed away on Saturday, December 25 2010. He was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years Bertie Mae McDaniel; parents, Claude and Lucille Pruitt McDaniel; brothers, Charles, Sandy & Bobby McDaniel; sister, Bernice Greene. Mr. McDaniel is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, June and Larry Berneking, Buford, GA; grandchildren, Rev. Nathanel and Tammy Berneking, Chesterfield, MO; Josh and Kara Berneking, Belleville, IL; great grandchildren, Emily, Carter, Ben Berneking; sister and brother-in-law, Sharon and Charles Dickinson of Hoschton, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Lyman and Janice McDaniel of Carnesville, GA; sisters-in-law, Ellean Bellany, Auburn GA, Jane McDaniel, Buford GA; brother-in-law Clyde Fraser, Buford, GA; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Mr. McDaniel was born on January 18, 1928 in Buford, GA. He was retired from Vulcan Materials in Norcross after 34 years of service and was a member of New Bethany Baptist Church. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, December, 28 2010 at 2:00P.M. at the chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Nathanel Berneking officiating. Interment will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens in Buford Ga. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday, December 27, 2010 from 3:00P.M. until 8:00P.M. and on Tuesday from 11:00A.M. until funeral hour. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Zion Hill Baptist Church building fund, Buford, GA. or to Peachtree Christian Hospice in memory of Mr. Howard "John" McDaniel. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.