By Adam Bernstein, Published: August 1, 2011
Charles E. Daniel Jr., 77, who retired from Verizon in 1994 as a service representative,
died June 29 at his home in Riverdale. He had prostate cancer.
In the early 1970s, Mr. Daniel began working at the old Chesapeake & Potomac
Telephone Co. as an installer. C&P became Verizon.
Earlier in his career, he was a teller for the old City Bank in Washington, a salesman for
the Montgomery Ward department store and a salesman for Toro lawn mowers in Silver
Charles Ellis Daniel Jr., was a native Washingtonian and a 1952 graduate of Western
High School. He attended a banking school while at City Bank and attended Prince
George’s Community College in the 1970s.
He served in the Army from 1957 to 1960.
His memberships included the Loyal Order of Moose and St. Bernard of Clairvaux
Catholic Church in Riverdale, where he coached youth sports and was involved in the
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Carol Bokman Daniel of Riverdale; four children,
Charlene Daniel-Green of Hanover, Md., Charles “Chuck” Daniel of Nottingham, Md.,
Christopher Daniel of Lusby and Caren Devine of Huntingtown, Md; and eight