PENN YAN - Douglas A. Dailey Sr., "Big Doug," age 68 of Penn Yan, N.Y., born on the Fourth of July 1944, passed away Monday (April 8, 2013) due to a long illness.
The Guest Book is expired.
Friends and family may call from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday (April 13) at the Townsend-Wood Funeral Chapel, 201 E. Elm St., Penn Yan. His service will follow at the funeral home at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made in "Big Doug's" memory to the Humane Society of Yates County, PO Box 12, Penn Yan, N.Y. 14527.
Doug was born in Penn Yan, N.Y., the son of the late Harold B. and Viola M. (Hall) Dailey. Doug graduated from Penn Yan Academy and married Vicki Margeson on June 25, 1994. He was an independent owner and operator, he had worked for Malcurias Brothers, Morton Salt, at the Dresden Naval Base, and the Yates County Highway Dept. He was the most happiest being his own boss and owning "Big Doug's Meiner Weiner" and Auggies. Doug was involved with Camp Good Days and help build the concession stand at the ball park. He was a member of the Masons and the Penn Yan Elks Lodge and a past member of the Penn Yan VFW and the Himrod Gun Club. Doug always had time for a good joke or a story.
Doug is survived by his wife of 18 years, Vicki (Margeson) Dailey; son, Douglas A. Dailey Jr., and daughter-in-law, Susan L. Dailey; daughter, Denise A. Dailey; son, David A. (Alicia) Dailey; and their mother, Linda S. Dailey; son Bernie Parmelee; daughter-in-law, Wendy Parmelee; his four legged children, Brandon, Sarah, Oreo, and Stella; his grandchildren, Jennifer (Auric) Beihl, Ashley, Morgan, Shiloh, and Lucus Dailey, Kristina Parmelee, and Kenneth Young II; brother, Dennis (Lynne) Dailey; uncle-in-law, Roy Mortonsen; and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Harold and Viola; Doug was predeceased by his son, Kirby B. Dailey; grandchildren, Mason and Amelia Dailey; sisters, Hermia Swarthout McClure and Sheila Ayers; and his mother in law, Erva Margeson.
Friends and family may sign the guestbook at www.townsendwood funeralchapel.com.
Published in Finger Lakes Times from Apr. 12 to Apr. 15, 2013