HAW RIVER, N.C. - Daniel Ralph Grailer, 59, of Haw River, formerly of Iron County, passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013, at his home.
Daniel was in the U.S. Air Force in the Vietnam era. He worked with public safety in Kingsford, where he was a firefighter and a policeman.
He was a proud Eagle Scout and held offices in the American Legion where he was a past post commander in Haw River. He was retired from GE as a quality control manager with more than 20 years of service.
Daniel is survived by his wife, Cindy L. Grailer of Haw River; sons, Erick Grailer and fianc Brittany, of Trinity, N.C., Sean Grailer of Haw River, Chris Sinclair of Haw River; sister, Donna Waligursky and her husband Tom, of Michigan; and many loving nieces, nephews, cousins and dear loved ones.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred G. Grailer and Agnes Nordlander Grailer; and brothers, Fred and Alan Grailer.
A memorial service will be held with military honors at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, May 22 at the McClure Funeral Home Chapel in Graham, N.C.
The family will receive friends following the service on Wednesday evening.