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Edward Dailey

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Edward Dailey Obituary
Edward "Poncho" Dailey Edward "Poncho" Dailey, 86, left this world peacefully on November 26, 2012 to be with his Heavenly Father. He was born on October 15, 1926 to William Crawford and Pearl Dailey in Webberville, Texas. He is survived by his brothers W.E. "Red" Dailey (Bobbie) and W.C. "Dub" Dailey (Betty), his sisters Minnie Jean Brown (Leroy) and Pearlie Turner (Jim), his son, Terry Dailey (Joyce), daughters Sharon Dailey and Pam Dahl (Rick), six grandchildren and three great grandchildren. He is also survived by beloved nieces and nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and extended family. He was preceded in death by his wife Francis Elizabeth Davis, a second wife Maggie Mosher, his parents, five brothers and one sister. Poncho grew up in Central Texas and graduated from Manor High School in 1943. He served in the Army in WWII and in 1944 he married Frances Davis. In 1963, he founded Custom Cabinets, where he worked daily until he retired in 2004. Poncho was a noted All-Centex fast pitch softball player and a first baseman for several Austin softball teams over a 20-year period-never playing without his black left-handed glove. For 50 years, Poncho was a deacon and Sunday School teacher at River Road Baptist Church. He loved being with family and friends, and was known for his smile, hearty laugh and mischievous twinkle in his blue eyes. Poncho will be greatly missed by his many friends, family, fellow churchgoers and others whose lives he touched. The family would like to thank Heavenly Caregiver Services, Inc., especially Ann Heinrich for her kindness and care, as well as Heart to Heart Hospice, with special thanks to Leeann Hartmann. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Hill Park Cemetery, followed by a Celebration of Life Service at River Road Baptist Church at 1:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to River Road Baptist Church or a . Obituary and memorial guestbook available online at www.wcfish.com
Published in Austin American-Statesman on Nov. 29, 2012
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