Joe Lewis Daniels, 84, of Statesville, N.C., passed away at his residence on Saturday, January 30, 2021. Born in Iredell County on December 17, 1936, he was the son of the late Dennis Alexander and Dolly Redmond Daniels.

Over the years, Joe worked as a truck driver.

He leaves behind his wife, Martha Brown Shuford; children, Jeffrey Daniels of Statesville, Michael Daniels (Ellen) of Pittsboro, and Warren Carlton, Anthony Daniels and Cletus “Wayne” Shuford, all of Hickory, Jason Carlton (Lindsey) of Morganton, and William “Tutu” Daniels of Raleigh, Peggy Murdock of Statesville, Lynn Daniels (Jerry), Tracey Daniels, Rhonda Flowers of Taylorsville and Trudy Shuford of Hickory. He is also survived by many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and extended family members.

There will be no formal services held at this time. Online condolences may be left for the family at

Bunch-Johnson Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Daniels family.

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