Ralph Dailey, 84, of Lexington, died Monday, April 29, 2013 at the Hospice Care Center.
He was born in Bourbon County, Ky., Jan. 5, 1929, a son of the late Frazier H. and Lula Dunn Dailey. He was a member of Rosemont Baptist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, member of the Teamsters Union #651, and was a retired semi truck driver having worked for Ecklar Moore Express and OK Trucking.
He was preceded in death by his daughter Tam R. Dailey, and a sister Geneva Dailey Rollins.
Survivors include: his wife of 65 years, Betty Jean ""BJ"" Harp Dailey; two sons, Ralph K. (Donna) Dailey and Monte L. (Rosemary) Dailey, both of Lexington; one brother, Frazier Dailey Jr., Lexington; four sisters, Betty (Henry) Pope, Cynthiana, Jennie (Ronnie) Buchanan, Ft. Mill, S.C., Georgia Bryant, Lexington, and Mary Jane (Bob) Dailey, Keller, Texas; brother-in-law, Don Rollins, Corbin, Ky.; four grandchildren, Kendra Dailey Brewster, Heather Dailey, Marci Dailey O'Bryan and Adam Dailey; and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, May 1 at Drake-Whaley-McCarty Funeral Home, officiated by the Rev. Eddie Benton and the Rev. Wayne Smith. Burial followed the service in Battle Grove Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rosemont Baptist Church Elevator Fund, 556 Rosemont Garden, Lexington, KY 40503.www.drakewhaleymccartyfuneralhome.com