Kenneth M. Dailey
September 28, 1920 ‒ October 26, 2014
Mount Vernon, Ohio
Kenneth M. Dailey, age 94, of Granville Road, Mount Vernon, passed away on Sunday, October 26, 2014 at his home surrounded by his family. He was born on September 28, 1920 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the son of Homer and Josie (Heidy) Dailey. Kenneth served as a first class gunner’s mate and airplane mechanic in the United States Navy during World War II. In 1983 after 40 years of employment as a master welder, Kenneth retired with Cooper-Bessemer in Mount Vernon.
He attended the Church of God and was a member of Kokosing Local Lodge #90 International Association of Machinist. In April of 2011 Kenneth was a proud attendee of the Honor Flight Columbus. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and will be missed by many.
He is survived by his children, Fred (Rita) Dailey, Barbara (Bill) Lowe, Richard (Hessie) Dailey and Douglas (Sandy) Dailey all of Mount Vernon, seven grandchildren, Dawn (David) Bloomfield, Shawn (Amy) Dailey, Drs. Calley (Brad) Raetzke M.D., Michael Hudson, Victoria Sigman, Eric Dailey and Jonathan Dailey, eight great grandchildren, Caroline and Max Bloomfield, Connor and Chloe Dailey, Claire, Colin and Drew Raetzke and Austin Hudson. He is also survived by a sister, Norma Jean Walton of Mount Gilead.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Wanda Dailey and five sisters.
Friends may call on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. with Brother Matthew Schwartz officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions in Kenneth’s name may be made to the Honor Flight Columbus, PO Box 12036, Columbus, Ohio 43212.
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The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Kenneth M. Dailey.