Mr. Dailey died Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at his residence.
Born Jan. 18, 1928, in Hayesville, N.C., he was a son of the late Mitch and Carrie Garrison Dailey. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Francine Lewallen Dailey; sisters, Hazel Dailey and Sally Shelton; and brothers, Henry Dailey and Horace Dailey.
Mr. Dailey was retired from Chicopee Manufacturing as a textile engineer and was a member of Hillside Baptist Church, where he was a deacon and Sunday School teacher. He served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Korean Conflict. In his spare time, he enjoyed photography, time with family, gardening and eating out.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Sara Dailey of Cornelia; special friend, Jo Nell Barrett of Demorest; sisters, Betty White of Cornelia and Janella Patton of Hayesville, N.C.; brothers, Jack Dailey of Hayesville and Lee Dailey of Hiawassee; and numerous nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-9 p.m. today, Aug. 22.
Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Hillside Baptist Church, P.O. Box 726, Cornelia, GA 30531.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.