Obituaries & Tributes

Robert Eugene Daniels

Sept. 18, 1952 – Nov. 1, 2022

Robert “Bob” Eugene Daniels, 70, of Cottage Grove, Ore. passed away Nov. 1, 2022. He was born on Sept. 18, 1952, in Watsonville, Calif. to Charles and Rosemary (Von Grafen) Daniels. 

He met Patricia (Rice) Daniels and they were married on March 6, 1971, in Reno, Nev. and had six children. 

Bob was a baker and owned his own business for over 20 years. He previously had other jobs as a pastor, cemetery groundskeeper, and salesman. 

Bob was a star athlete in high school in both baseball and basketball. He enjoyed spending time with his family, gardening and landscaping. 

He is survived by his wife Patricia of Cottage Grove; children Eric Daniels of Saginaw, Ore., Joseph Daniels of Lincoln City, Ore., Rosemary (Daniels) Gilliland of Creswell, Ore., Sarah Daniels of Creswell, Benjamin Daniels of Cottage Grove and Samuel Conkling of Meckling, S.D.; 13 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. 

He is preceded in death by his parents Charles and Rosemary Daniels and brother Charles Daniels. 

A public visitation will be held on Nov. 19 at 11 a.m. followed by a funeral service at noon at Smith-Lund-Mills Funeral Chapel in Cottage Grove with an interment at Fir Grove Cemetery.  Please make contributions to PeaceHealth Hospice. 



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