John Eldon Dailey 1928 - 2007 Oskaloosa
Oskaloosa - Funeral services for John Eldon Dailey, 78, Oskaloosa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Oskaloosa United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Pleasant View Cemetery.Mr. Dailey died Thursday, Aug. 9, 2007, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.He was born Oct. 1, 1928, in Oskaloosa, the son of John and Myrtle Mae Harries Dailey.He graduated from Oskaloosa High School in 1947. He was a lifelong resident of Oskaloosa.Mr. Dailey was a tire inspector at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. in Topeka, retiring after 37 years. He was also a farmer and stockman in the Oskaloosa area. He was a member of Oskaloosa United Methodist Church, a charter member of Oskaloosa Lions Club and a longtime member of the Oskaloosa Volunteer Fire Department.He married Georgia Mae Chiddix on Aug. 27, 1950, in Oskaloosa. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two sons, John, Ozawkie, and Mark, Owasso, Okla.; two daughters, Carol Wampler and Peggy Reiling, both of Oskaloosa; a brother, Marlin, McLouth; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.A son, Danny "Dan," a brother, Paul, and a granddaughter, Kaley Reiling, preceded him in death.The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home in Oskaloosa.The family suggests memorials to the church or the Palliative Care Unit at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 416, Oskaloosa 66066.