Beverly "Bev" Leroy McDaniels, 78, of Carlinville, passed away Monday evening, September 23, 2019 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, IL. Beverly was born on August 20, 1941 to Charles and Lula (Huff) McDaniels in Jerseyville, IL. On January 15, 1966 he married Sandra Rose in Benld, Illinois. Bev served his country during the Vietnam War in the army as a Sergeant. In his younger years, Bev farmed in the Jersey and Greene counties. Later he was a truck mechanic and driver for Lippold and Arnett Trucking in Carlinville for 12 years. Bev enjoyed being with his family. He enjoyed mowing his lawn and yard work. He fed the birds and squirrels, and they seemed to know when it was time for him to care for them. Bev would sit in a chair in Scott's shop and watch him work and give a little advice when appropriate. He loved to visit with people and help solve the world's problems. Bev was passionate about country music, and would always be listening to a tune from artists like Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, or Conway Twitty. Bev is survived by his wife, Sandra; son, Scott L. (Nichelle "Niki") McDaniels of Carlinville, IL; granddaughter, Caylee J. McDaniels of Carlinville, IL; sister, Sheila (Ron) Bright of Petersburg, IL; sister-in-law, Betty McDaniels of Carlinville, IL; several nieces and nephews. Beverly was preceded in death by his parents,, Charles and Lula J. McDaniels; brothers; Charles "Song", Harold, and Leo McDaniels. There will be no public visitation.. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at 2:00 pm at the Prairie Lawn Cemetery, Carlinville, IL, with Rev. Ron Schaaf, officiating. Memorials are suggested to either the American Cancer Society or the Carlinville Spirit Boosters. Online condolences can be given at www.davisandersonfuneralhome.com.