Paul Andrew McDaniel 1984-2008


Paul Andrew McDaniel, 22, of Memphis Tennessee passed away on September 14th, 2008. He was OCD about climbing. He climbed all around the country and every weekend over the summer. He also liked mountaineering and the frozen waterfalls of Colorado.

Paul had multiple strokes in both hemispheres of his brain at the same time. They do not know why and his friends and family are still waiting on the autopsy. He would have been 23 on October 1st. He donated his organs and saved four lives as well as helped up to 80 other people with his bone and tissue donation.


Paul will be greatly missed by his parents, Shelby and Patty McDaniel; three brothers, Ben McDaniel and wife, Sarah; Tim McDaniel and wife, Nicole; Brad McDaniel and wife, Sarah. He was a loving uncle to Ellon and Doss McDaniel. Paul was the grandson of the late Benjamin and Francis Baker.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to The Paul A. McDaniel Stroke and Organ Donation Research Foundation, P. O. Box 770758, Memphis, TN. 38177. Memorial Park Funeral Home 901-767-8930;