Daniel Lanier Bius
1945 — 2020
Daniel Lanier Bius, 75, of Murphy, North Carolina, passed away in the early hours of November 7, 2020. Mr. Bius was born March 27, 1945, in Moultrie, Georgia, to the late Daniel Leon Bius and the late Lila Callaway Bius. Mr. Bius spent his early years in the peanut fields of Worth County, Georgia, on a farm just outside the small town of Doerun. Though he referred to his childhood home as "the Promised Land" throughout his life, he left at age 17 to enroll in Berry College in Rome, Georgia, where he earned a bachelor's degree in mathematics and chemistry?and met the love of his life, Joyce Lemons. Mr. and Mrs. Bius married on August 28, 1966, and moved to Raleigh, North Carolina, so Mr....