Daniel Cannaday, age 80 of Rocky Mount went to sleep Monday, February 3, 2020 at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital. Daniel was a loving husband and father who was a guitar player and loved NASCAR. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manford and Betty Cannaday; nephew, Leon Cannaday; and brother, Russell Cannaday; and in-laws, Donald Davis, Dean Davis; Ezra Davis and wife Walletta; and Debbie Hogan. Surviving are his wife of 64 years, Carol Davis Cannaday; two sons, Richard (David) and Heather Cannaday, Linwood and Janet Cannaday of Vinton; one daughter, Anita and Travis Scott of Burnt Chimney; four grandchildren, Richard (Richie) and Syreeta Cannaday of PA, Erica Barton of Roanoke, Chris and Chelsea Cannaday of CA, William Powell and friend Kasey of Rocky Mount; six great-grandchildren, Ian, Irene, Judah, Mona, Charlie, Jacie Lyn and Brodie; and good friend, Gwen Cannaday of Roanoke. Carol would like to thank her grandson, William for all his help in his caregiving. Flowers will be accepted or memorial donations may be made to the Franklin County Humane Society. Funeral services will be conducted from Flora Funeral Chapel 11 a.m. Thursday with Chaplain Rick Poland officiating. A private interment will follow in Mountain View Memorial Park. His family will receive friends 5-8 p.m. Wednesday at Flora Funeral Service and Cremation Center, Rocky Mount.