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Leroy Dailey, 82, of Gallipolis, Ohio, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017, at Holzer Senior Care Center.
He was born in March 1935, in Carter County, the eldest child of the late Wylie and Avis Burchett Dailey. He was preceeded in death by his beloved parents.
Leroy is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mildred Pauline Myer Dailey; and children, Carol, David, Dwight and their spouses Joy, Jim and Liubov; one brother, Larry(Shirley) Dailey of Gallipolis; and one sister, Judith Lett of Boonville, Indiana. He also leaves many other close relatives and friends who will sadly miss him.
Leroy graduated from Portsmouth High School in 1953, was a Korean War veteran, member of the American Legion and served in the Army from 1953-1956.
Leroy was a faithful member of the Fellowship Baptist Church in Gallipolis. Leroy worked as an electrician at the Ravenswood Aluminum Plant near Ravenswood, W.Va. before retiring after 39 years on the job. He enjoyed watching sports as well as woodworking and making clocks.
Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, August 7, 2017, at Willis Funeral Home with Pastor Joseph Godwin officiating. Entombment will follow at the Ohio Valley Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Fellowship Baptist Church, P.O. Box 645, Gallipolis, Ohio 45631.
Published on August 3, 2017
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