Daniel R. Medal, age 51, of North Canton, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday August 9, 2011. He was born on September 26, 1959 and was a 1978 graduate of North Canton Hoover High School. He was the owner of Valley Saver Magazine for 20 years, and also worked in construction and off shore drilling. He was a very compassionate, hard working, happy, fun loving son, with a Heart of "Gold". He was an accomplished drummer and musician, a tap dancer as a child and had a love for music, and loved riding his motorcycle, and spending time with his family. Dan was preceded in death by his brother Michael J. Medal. Survivors include his parents, Patti (Bob) Allen, and Nick (Brenda Newhouse) Medal, formerly owner of Nick's Shoe Service, Canton, Ohio; one brother, Joseph (Shari); one sister, Gina (Jay) Nelson; beloved friend and companion Brenda Lintz; several nieces, nephews, and cousins. Funeral services will be Saturday at 10am in the Reed Funeral Home Canton Chapel, with the Rev. Delaney Young officiating. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery. Caling hours will be Friday from 5-8pm and one hour prior to the service from 9-10am on Saturday, in the funeral home.
May the road rise up to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face,
The rains fall soft upon you fields and,
until we meet again may God
hold you in the palm of his hand.
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