Workers’ Memorial Wall

A collective place to mourn and remember our lost co-workers and friends  due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
These are stories of some of the lives we have already lost.

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IAM Local 776C, District 776

Claude Daniels


Material Handler

Claude Daniels of Fort Worth, Texas, passed away on April 11, 2020. Daniels, a 43-year veteran at Lockheed Martin in Fort Worth, worked as a Material Handler in Department 80. Survived by his wife, Hazel, who spent nearly three decades at the same company, friends remember Daniels as a kind man with a strong sense of humor. Hundreds of condolence messages from Lockheed employees circulated the internet remembering Daniels and honoring his legacy and character. “We are a family at Lockheed Martin and we lost one of our own. Words cannot express the sadness we all feel about losing our union brother,” said IAM District 776 Directing Business Representative Paul Black.