Roy Jackson Dailey was born October 13, 1924, to Charley and Ruth Dailey in Harrison, Arkansas. He passed away on June 26, 2018, at the age of 93, at Freeman West Hospital in Joplin, Missouri.
He served in the United States Army from March 7, 1943 to November 20, 1945, and was awarded the Purple Heart, two Overseas Bars, four Bronze Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, the American Campaign Medal, and the European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Service Ribbon for his service.
In August 1945, he married Marjorie Wilson and to this union, one daughter, Connie was born. Marjorie passed away in 1975, after thirty years of marriage.
Roy married Betty Olson on August 1, 1975. Betty brought four sons to this union, giving Roy four step-sons, Joe, Bill, Ben, and Dave. Betty passed away in June 2001, after twenty-six years of marriage.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; two sisters, Gladys and Francis; his brother, Ed; his first wife Marjorie; his second wife Betty; and his step-son, Joe.
Roy is survived by his daughter Connie Fleener and her husband Bobby, of the home; step-son Bill Olson and his wife Pat of Plymouth, WI; step-son Dave Olson and his wife Jacqueline of Leawoood, KS, step-son Ben Olson and his wife Connie of Nevada, MO; many grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
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