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Obituary for Donald Jack Daniels

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No services are scheduled at this time for Donald Jack Daniels, Jr.  of Roswell, New Mexico.

Mr. Daniels, 53, passed away April 29, 2021 at his home.

Cremation has taken place under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary.

Donald was born December 6, 1967 in Elkins, W. Virginia to Donald Daniels Sr. and Betty Arrington.  He came to Artesia in 1981 from W. Virginia.

Donald loved, camping, hunting fishing, riding motorcycles and four-wheelers, and was an avid NASCAR fan. He also loved working old vehicles and restoring engines. He loved his work and was adamant about expressing his thoughts and beliefs, one of which was that he was the best heavy equipment operator around.

Survivors include his father, Donald Daniels Sr. and his step mother, LaJuana Daniels of Artesia, his mother Betty Arrington and step father Chip of W. Virginia, son Jeremy and wife Jessica of Dallas Texas, daughters Oksana Dronberger and husband Mat of Oklahoma, and Kathreen and husband Christan Daniels of Ft. Hood Texas, Brother Roger Daniels and Christine of Colorado, Step sister Tammy Hughes and husband Nicholas of Artesia, Step brother Eddie Arrington of West Virginia, cousin Sara Trader of West Virginia, and multiple aunts, uncles and cousins.

Arrangments are under the direction of Terpening & Son Mortuary. Condolences may be expressed online at

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Source: Terpening & Son Mortuary

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