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Dr. James H. "Jim" McDannel

December 15, 1942 June 19, 2017
Dr. James H. "Jim" McDannel
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Obituary for Dr. James H. "Jim" McDannel

Dr. James "Jim" McDannel, son of the late Arvel and Ruby Turnage McDannel was born December 15, 1942 in Creal Springs, Illinois. He entered eternal life Monday, June 19, 2017 in McRoberts, Kentucky being 74 years 6 months and 4 days of age at the time of his passing.

Jim was a member of the Whitesburg Rotary Club and member of K.R.A.D.D board, Chairperson of KRCC. He was a professor at the Southeast Community & Technical College in Whitesburg, Kentucky for the past 26 years. He was the founding President of Owensboro Community & Technical College and former Neighborhood Housing Board Chair. He enjoyed teaching, wood working, tinkering around the house and loved to whistle.

He is survived by two loving daughters; LeAnn (Ray) Hodges of Rockville, Maryland and Sherri (David) Cook of Owensboro, Kentucky. Two sons, James Dean "J.D." McDannel of Whitesburg, Kentucky and Wryley Egan Smith of McRoberts, Kentucky. One brother, William "Bud" McDannel of Vienna, Illinois.

Also surviving are six grandchildren, Alex, Aaron, Isaac, Emily, Benjamen, JoAnna and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.

He is preceded in death by a brother, Howard McDannel.



Donations in Dr. McDannel's honor can be made to a fund set up in is name at
Oaklands Presbyterian Church
14301 Laurel-Bowie Rd.
Laurel, MD 20708
(Note Jim McDannel in the memo line.)

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18 Broadway Street
Whitesburg, KY 41858

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18 Broadway Street Whitesburg 41858 KY
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Whitesburg, KY 41858

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