MORGANTOWN-Former area resident William J. Dailey affectionately known as "Sweet Ole Bill", passed away on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013, in the Monongalia General Hospital, Morgantown W.Va., he was 88 years old.
Born in East Liverpool on June 27, 1925, he was the son of the late John and Edna Cooper Dailey.
Bill was a graduating member of the East Liverpool High School Class of 1943.
William J. Dailey
Enlisting in the United States Marine Corp and obtaining the rank of corporal, Bill proudly served his country during WWII. He was awarded a purple heart and assigned to the 2nd Assault Signal Company, 3rd Battalion, 2nd Regiment and 2nd Marine Division. Bill retired in 1982 from Crucible steel, where he was an inspector for thirty six years.
He was a lifetime member of the VFW post #66, a past member of the Potters Club, East Liverpool Moose and Elks Lodge 1040. Bill enjoyed shooting pool and was a lifelong fan of the Cleveland Indians, Browns and the Ohio State Buckeyes.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Dailey whom he married on Aug. 12, 1962. Also preceding him in death was his sister Dorothy Blazer.
Bill leaves behind a daughter Terry (Bob) Pugh of Chester, Sons Marc Dailey, Kevin (Laurie) Dailey both of Morgantown, W.Va., and John (Crystal) Dailey of Fla., Sister Sherrie (James) Miles of Fla. and nine grandchildren.
Arrangements are being handled by the Arner Funeral Chapel.
You may view this memorial and send condolences at www.arnerfuneralchapel.com