Tuesday, August 28th, 2012
Robert E. Dailey, 64, Rockford, died at 6:39 p.m. Aug. 26, 2012, at Van Wert County Hospital.
He was born Jan. 27, 1948, in Decatur, Ind., to Ralph and Estella French Dailey. On July 18, 1987, he married Betty Ann Burden, who survives.
Also surviving are a son, David (Tiffany) Burden, Mendon; two brothers, Dennis (Cindy) Dailey, Van Wert, and Mark Dailey, Celina; two sisters, Sandra Dailey, Celina, and Deb (Philip) Rigano, St. Charles, Mo.; and five grandchildren.
He worked at Mercer Landmark in Rockford. A 1966 graduate of Parkway High School, he was a member of Rockford United Methodist Church and a former member of Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie 1292 and American Legion Post 508, both of Rockford.
Memorial services are 7 p.m. Thursday at Ketcham-Ripley Funeral Home, Rockford, Chip Steffy officiating.
Calling is after 6 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left at ketchamripley.com.