Obituary for Matthew O. Daniel of Southern Pines

Matthew O. Daniel, 40, of Southern Pines, passed suddenly on Thursday, December 22nd.

Born in Garland, TX, he was the son of Philip Daniel and Gayle Daniel Dupre.  Matt was raised in Texas, graduated from Kilgore High School and attended Kilgore College.  He went on to serve in the United States Marine Corp and then as a Sergeant in the U.S. Army’s  Green Beret Third Group. He was an adventurer, with a heart set on helping other veterans. In addition to his parents, he was survived by his son Kael, daughter Tula, their mother Allison, Grandma Jo, stepmother Linda, sisters Shannon, Lisa and Mistie, and brother Scott. Matt leaves behind his many caring aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, January 7, 2023, 1:30 PM at the All American Chapel, 7242 Ardennes St, Fort Bragg, NC.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to The Green Beret Foundation

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