Ernest James Veley

June 30, 1925 ‒ July 18, 2007

Delaware, Ohio

Ernest James Veley, 82, of Delaware died Wednesday evening at his residence. He was born June 30, 1925 in Kilbourne, Ohio to Walter Veley and Lena (Sheets) Veley. He was a truck driver for the Delaware Farmers Exchange and was a lifetime Delaware County resident. He enjoyed traveling, walking, dancing, and all kinds of music. He is survived by his dear wife of 37 years, Pauline (Weddell); 3 daughters, Debbie Haas and Dottie (Douglas) Baughman of Delaware and Diane Steiner of North Carolina; 2 sons, Scott Veley of Rocky River and Ronnie Veley of Utah; 3 grandchildren, Sarah Veley, Derek Ballard, and Deidre Milligan; 1 great grandson, Collin Milligan; brother, Raymond (Betty) Veley of Marysville; sister, Joann (Cliff) VanDyke of Millersport; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. The family will receive friends on Sunday July 22nd from 2 – 5 pm at the Rodman Neeper Funeral Home, Delaware where Celebration of Life services will follow at 5:00 pm. Burial will be at a later date in Marlboro Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family by visiting