Walter S. Dailey, 95, of Valley City, passed away peacefully Sunday, January 21, 2018 following a short illness. Walter was born in Olive Hill, Kentucky on September 9, 1922 to the late Albert and Edith (nee Wilburn) Dailey. He lived in Cleveland before moving to Valley City in 1971.
He was retired machine operator at General Motors for 30 years, a member of the Local #105 UAW and actively involved in the Valley City VFW Post #5563. Walter had served his country in the Army Air Corp during World War II. He enjoyed the outdoors, fishing and woodworking.
Walter will be greatly missed by his family and a multitude of friends.
He is survived by his sister, Inez Nolan; nieces, Sandy Adkins, Brenda (Ernie) Gillum, Melinda (Jack) Rodgers and Rhonda (Reuben) Holik; nephews, Randy (Phyllis) Dailey and Mark (Janette) Dailey and many grand nieces and nephews who will mourn his loss.
He is preceded in death by his beloved wife, Adeline who passed away June 13, 2000, they had been married for 46 years and brothers, O.T., Roger and Webster Dailey.
Family and friends may gather for calling hours from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M., Thursday, January 25, 2018 at the Bauer Funeral Home, 2089 Columbia Road, Valley City, where a celebration of life service will be a 1 P.M. Burial will be at St. Martin Church Cemetery, Valley City.