Peoria, IL – James “Jim” Daniels, 68, of Peoria, formerly of East Peoria, passed away at 8:55 a.m. Wednesday, May 8, 2013 at Unity Point Methodist Medical Center in Peoria. He was born July 5, 1944 in Jackson, TN to Ben H. and Evelyn Faye (Griffin) Daniels. He married Sandra “Sandy” Holliger in Goodfield, IL on March 26, 1965. She survives. Also surviving are 2 daughters, Melanie (Jim) Davis of Morton, Stephanie (Shane) Amigoni of Eureka, 4 grandchildren, Nicolas and Allison Amigoni, Emily and Joey Davis, and 1 brother, Ken Daniels of Pekin. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister, Cynthia Greenway and nephew, Michael. Jim worked at Wahlfelds and S & S Hardware in Peoria before retiring in 2009. He was on the Board for East Peoria Girls Softball for several years, and was the former East Peoria Festival of Lights Parade chairman. He was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan. Cremation has been accorded. Visitation will be from 2 to 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at Remmert Funeral Home in East Peoria with a Memorial Service at 3:30 p.m. The family will also receive friends from 4:30 to 7p.m. on Tuesday at the Fondulac Administration Building in East Peoria. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Midwest Affiliate. Online condolences may be made at www.RemmertFuneralHome.com.