Jim  McDaniels
Jim McDaniels

April 2, 1948 - September 6, 2017
Born in Scottsville, KY
Resided in Bowling Green, KY


Jim McDaniels, age 69 of Bowling Green, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 in Bowling Green. He was born in Scottsville, KY on April 2, 1948 to the late James McDaniels and the late Sendy Binom McDaniels. After his very successful basketball career at WKU, he went on to play six seasons of professional basketball. He was a member of Hillvue Heights Church.

He is survived by his wife Carolyn Wright McDaniels; two sons, Shannon McDaniels of Charlottesville, VA and Eskias James McDaniels (Crystal Marie), Los Angeles, CA; one daughter, Lydia Britton, Charlotte, NC; three sisters, Brenda Stovall Stott, Scottsville, KY, Betty Stovall Haynes (Wayman), Indianapolis, IN, Laura Stovall Carter (Wayne), Nashville, TN; two brothers, Philip Stovall (Wanda), Indianapolis, IN, David Stovall (Connie), Indianapolis, IN; several cousins, nieces and nephews also survive. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Margaret Stovall.

Funeral services will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at Hillvue Heights Church. Visitation will be 1:00 pm until 8:00 pm Monday, September 11, 2017 on the John Oldham Court at Diddle Arena and Tuesday, 10:00 am until time for services at the church. Jim chose cremation and a private burial will be held at a later date.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributins to the Jim McDaniels Scholarship Fund c/o College Heights Foundation, WKU, 1906 College Heights Blvd., 41016, Bowling Green, KY 42101

The family would like to extend their gratitude and appreciation to all of the friends, family and fans for their love and support during this time of remembrance.




Diddle Arena
1605 Avenue of Champions
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Monday, September 11, 2017
1:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Hillvue Heights
3219 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hillvue Heights Church
3219 Nashville Rd
Bowling Green, KY 42101
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
1:00 PM


Jim McDaniels Scholarship Fund c/o College Heights Foundation
1906 College Heights Blvd., #41016
Bowling Green, KY 42101