Mr. Robert Louis “Spike” Daniel

Mr. Robert Louis “Spike” Daniel, age 81 of Daniel Hill Drive, Westminster, South Carolina passed away Sunday, January 15, 2023.

A son of the late Robert Bruce Daniel and Dorothy Frances Bryant Daniel, he was born January 5, 1942, in Stephens County, Georgia having lived for many years in Westminster, South Carolina.  He was a 1961 graduate of Franklin High School, Franklin, North Carolina.  He was retired from the U.S. Navy as a Command Master Chief with 24 years of service.  He was of the Methodist faith and was a member of the V.F.W.

Survivors include his wife of the home, Claire Schaefer Daniel; daughters, Ruthann Carter of New York and Rebecca and Shane Elrod of Easley, South Carolina; grandchildren, Claire Elrod, Macie Elrod, Carl Price, Cory Price, Ryan Blackburn and Miranda Blackburn; five great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters-in-law, Jim and Sharon Daniel of Toccoa, Cris and Tee Daniel of Abingdon, Virginia and Jody and Mary Daniel of Easley, South Carolina; a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be Saturday, January 21, 2023, 2 o’clock p.m. in the Hillcrest Chapel of the Acree-Davis Funeral Home with Lieutenant Commander Wade Morris officiating.  Military Honors by the U.S. Navy Honor Guard.

The family will receive friends at the Acree-Davis Funeral Home on Saturday from noon until the service time.  Online condolences may be left for the family at

Acree-Davis Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Robert Louis “Spike” Daniel.