- Ada, Oklahoma


January 10, 2013

Ricky Darnell “Slick Rick” Daniels

Ada —  

Services for Ricky Darnell “Slick Rick” Daniels, 55, Ada, are 2 p.m. Saturday at Faith Baptist Church in Ada.  Luther John, pastor, will officiate. Burial follows at Leader Cemetery.

Mr. Daniels died Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at an Ada hospital. He was born Feb. 4, 1957, in Ada to Oshiel Daniels Jr. and Doris Richardson Daniels.

He lived most of his life in the Ada area, attended Ada schools and graduated from Ada High School in 1975. He moved to Stillwater and started working with OG&E as a boilermaker and then became a welder while there. He moved back to Ada in 1991.

He married Ruth Howard. Mr. Daniels was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include his wife of 23 years, Ruth Howard, of the home; brothers, Bruce Daniels and wife Keri, Jeffery Daniels and wife Terri of Tulsa, Derek Daniels and wife Delores of Ada, and Steven Daniels and wife Whitney of Oklahoma City; a sister, Michele Daniels of Oklahoma City; two stepsons, Bryan Howard and wife Julie of Ada, and Robert Howard; two granddaughters, Bryana Howard and Chayne Howard; his aunts, Jewel Bolton, Linda Richardson and Billie Campbell; and many nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his grandmothers, Carrie Richardson and Drusilla Ponds.

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