Robert Earl "Buddy" Daniels, 68, of Beckley, formerly of Oceana, died Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2001, in a Beckley hospital following a long illness. Born Aug. 27, 1922, in Lorado, he was the son of the late Rev. Port Rio and Della Rose Harvey Daniels. Mr. Daniels was a construction worker and of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by a sister, Wanda June Workman. Survivors include a daughter, Cheryl Ann Daniels of Huff Creek; eight sisters, Anna Ruth Richards of Alderson, Shirley A. Workman of Mulberry, Fla., JoAnn Sohn of Springboro, Ohio, Helen S. Hohl of Oceana, Dorothy J. Goodale of Berwick, Maine, Wilma G. Gresham of Wichita, Kan., Connie L. Staf-ford of Oceana and Peggy J. Minter of Wichita; and numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service will be noon today at Blue Ridge Me-morial Gardens, Beckley, with Evangelist Gene Clemmons officiating. Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, Beckley.