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Roger Eugene McDaniels

March 03, 1946 ~ December 20, 2022

Roger Eugene McDaniels of Vero Beach, Florida passed away on December 20, 2022, at the age of 76. He was born in Prairie Grove, Arkansas in 1946 to Loyd and Alma Madge Roy McDaniels. Roger, the youngest of four children, was born in Lincoln, Arkansas. He learned the value of hard work at a young age. He was only 13 years old when his father passed away, leaving him to run the family’s chicken farm with his mother.

Roger attended the University of Arkansas and graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, OK. Relocating to Newport News, VA in the early 1970s, Roger began his career with the Vocational Rehabilitative Services, retiring after 38 years with the State of Virginia.

Once retired, Roger achieved his goal of moving to Florida where the fishing season never ends. Nothing brought him greater joy in life than spending time fishing, hunting and visiting Disney Theme Parks with his family.

Roger is survived by his beloved wife Kathy, brother L.B.; sons Bryan and Chris (Kimberly); two stepchildren, Scott and Dana; and four grandchildren, Connor, Mikayla, Braden and Emory.

Arrangements are under the direction of Millennium Cremation Services. Condolences may be shared online at In lieu of flowers, please join us in a toast to Roger’s life wherever you are at 5pm on January 5, 2023.


Cliff & Susan Coffman

January 1, 2023, 4:38 pm

Mine and Sue’s condolence goes to Kathy and Roger’s two sons and family. I met Roger when we moved to Poquoson in 1997. He was my next door neighbor.
I soon learned that we had two things in common; HS football officiating and salt water fishing. We had some great times fishing in the bay and ocean. Our prayers go to the family and the loss of a very good friend.

Jerry Lugar

January 1, 2023, 8:30 pm

Roger–it was indeed an honor and privilege to work with you for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Here is hoping you keep them in the fair ways and all the greens putt true.
I will have one for you on the 5th.

Fair winds and following seas.

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