Former Jacksonville alderman Jim Daniels has died

By Gary Scott on July 5, 2016 at 7:22am

A former long-time Jacksonville aldermen has died.

Jim Daniels passed away at the age of 90 on Saturday at St. John’s Hospice in Springfield.

Daniels stepped down from aldermanic duties in 2011.

Jacksonville Mayor Andy Ezard said in a statement this morning, “Our community lost a very good person and community leader. Ward 1 and all of Jacksonville was well-served by [Daniels’] hard work and compassion he had for our city.”

Funeral arrangements are pending at Buchanan and Cody Funeral Home in Jacksonville.