December 28, 1948 - February 12, 2021
Burial Date: February 26, 2021
Funeral Home J. C. Battle & Sons Funeral Home
Interment Gate of Heaven Catholic Cemetery
Thursday (02/25): Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. Service – 5:45PM; J. C. Battle and Sons Funeral Home
Friday (02/26): Funeral Mass – 10AM; St. Bernard of Taylor Creek Catholic Church; Interment – Gate Of Heaven Cemetery
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Charles Anthony Daniels, beloved husband of Grace Daniels (nee McCaster), passed away Friday, February 12, 2021, age 74 years.
Visitation is Thursday February 25, 2021 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm at J.C. Battle & Sons Funeral Home, 543 Rockdale Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45229. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. service is at 5:45 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.
Funeral Mass on Friday, February 26, 2021 at St. Bernard of Taylor Creek Catholic Church, 7130 Harrison Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45247 at 10:00AM.
In lieu of flowers please make a donation to American Cancer Society, in memory of Charles A. Daniels.
The address for the Cincinnati American Cancer Society is 4540 Cooper Road, Blue Ash, OH 45242. Burial at Gate Of Heaven, Montgomery, OH.
Charles Anthony Daniels, son of the late David and Pecie B. Sconiers Daniels, was born on December 28, 1946 in Wauchula, Florida. He was the youngest of three children, having one sister (Elzora) and one brother (Alfred). Charles was preceded in death by his parents and hisbrother.
As a young scholar, Charles was awarded the opportunityto attend Tuskegee University. There, he majored in Biology and Pre-Medicine, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1969.
Shortly after, Charles met the love of his life, Grace McCaster. They were united in holy matrimony on June 29, 1974. Throughout their forty-six years of commitment, they were blessed to have an everlasting love, union and friendship that would always stand the test of time.
Charles’ professional career was with Joseph E. Seagramand Sons Distillery, Inc., where he worked in management for the Quality Control Department. After thirty-five years with Seagram, he retired. Charles also served for two-years with the Army Reserve.
Charles converted to Catholicism in 1983 at Saint Bernard of Taylor Creek Catholic Church. He sang in the choir for over forty years and served as Eucharistic minister for over twenty years. Through this ministry, he travelled faithfully to the Brookdale Assistant Living Community in Finneytown to provide communion to residents.
Charles was committed to service in the Greater Cincinnaticommunity. He was a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated for thirty-three years. He served as a Polemarch for the Cincinnati Alumni Chapter. Charles was also a 3rd and 4th degree Knight of Columbus. He was a Grand Knight with St. Martin DePorres Council #5624, which is the only African American Knight of Columbus
Charles continued his dedication to service, scholarship and community as President of the Cincinnati Association of Black University and College Alumni (CABUCA) and the Tuskegee University Cincinnati Alumni Chapter. He wanted to expose all high school students to Historically Black College and Universities (HBCUs). As a recruiter, he was always asked to present at the various high schools in the Tri-State area. He was always delighted to share information about the Tuskegee experience and HBCUs.
Charles lived his life as a humble and gentle spirit. He showed love, respect, and a high concernment for his wife, family, church, and those who have met him.
Charles is survived by his devoted wife of 46 years, Grace; sister, Elzora White of Wauchula, Florida; mother-in-law, Alberta McCaster of Montgomery, Alabama; brother-in-law, Willie Herman McCaster (Tammi) of Dallas, Texas; nieces, Teresa White and LeNora White of Wauchula, Florida, Tierra McCaster of Dallas, Texas and Rev. Ella Edwards (James) of Lake Wales, Florida; nephews, Barry White