Bishop Daniel passed away on August 22 after losing a battle with cancer.

He served as Bishop of the Pentecostal Assemblies of the West Indies Dominica District from 2000 to 2014 (14 years) and Pastor of the People’s Pentecostal Family Church from 2001 to 2014 (13 years).

Up to the time of his death he was serving as the President of the Dominica Association of Evangelical Churches. He served as the Pastor of the Cochrane Pentecostal Church for twenty-two (22) years and was the founder of the Shepherd’s Care Social Ministry.

In 2012, Bishop Michael Bill Daniel was awarded the Dominica Meritorious Service Award, Dominica’s third highest award, for his service in pastoral ministry. He started preaching at the age of 15 continuing in ministry for 44 years. He led the prayer at the Parade of Uniformed Troupes on November 3, for a number of years.

In the field of sports, Daniel was a member of the Dominica Cricket Association Disciplinary Committee as well as a cricket commentator. He also served as Secretary Treasurer of the Dominica Softball Cricket Development Committee.

He is survived by his wife Raphina Daniel, daughters Tamara and Tracy and grandson Kevin.

The late Bishop Daniel was laid to rest at the Roseau Public Cemetery.