Daniel Gaw went to be with his Lord and Savior on Jan. 26, 2018. Born in Tompkinsville, Ky., on Jan. 3, 1956, to Jesse Gaw and Audrey (Gentry) Gaw. He died in Bradenton, Fla. from heart failure.
Daniel grew up in Joplin, attending Joplin schools before enlisting in the United States Navy. He served his country during the Vietnam Conflict as an aircraft mechanic aboard aircraft carriers, including the USS Nimitz.
He is survived by his mother, Audrey Gaw; two brothers, James Gaw and John Gaw; three sisters, Sandra Bray, Joy Woodhull and Laura Wolfe; three children, Heather Burroughs, Gentry Gaw and Lindsey Gaw; and seven grandchildren.
Graveside service, with military honor guard, will be Friday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at Osborne Cemetery.
Published on February 7, 2018