Daniel Levi Batchelor, 18, of Staunton, died following a car accident on Saturday.
He was born September 26, 1987, in Clay County the son of Danny Ray Batchelor and Penny Powell Batchelor. He attended Staunton Elementary School, North Clay and Northview High School. He thoroughly enjoyed being out of doors in the woods, whether hunting, fishing or just walking in the woods. He enjoyed being with friends and family playing cards or just being together. He was active in the Big Brother, Big Sister program for several years. He was a loving son, brother and uncle.
He is survived by his parents; two sisters, Pearl Walden, and Della Batchelor and her fiance John Brown; three nephews, Aaron Walden, Jacob Summers, and Caleb Summers all of Staunton; grandmothers, Kathryn Braden of Brazil and Patricia Powell of Staunton; many aunts, uncles, cousins and other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his grandfathers, Philip Powell and Orville Batchelor.
Services will be held Saturday at 2 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Daniel Snyder officiating. Burial will follow at Bee Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be Saturday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The family suggests that memorial contributions be directed to the Big Brothers-Big Sisters. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.