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Lloyd Kinnaird Dailey

Lloyd Kinnaird Dailey

Lloyd Dailey, age 90, of Danville, formerly of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, February 21, 2017 in Danville. Lloyd was born August 10, 1926 on a farm in Madison County, Ky. to Dewey & Beatrice Casey Dailey. He attended school in Buckeye and after graduation, Lloyd registered for military service and into the United States Navy in 1941. Seaman First Class Dailey was assigned to the command ship of the Third Amphibious Force, the USS Mount Olympus. Lloyd’s ship was in command of the occupation of Japan. He and his crew witnessed the surrender of the Emperor of Japan to General Douglas McArthur in Tokyo Bay.
He became a pilot and attended airline management school. In 1949 , Southern Airways offered Lloyd a management position in Memphis, Tn. And then Hattiesburg, Ms. There, he met the love of his life, Mary Lloyd was successful in “retirement” as he developed a rural neighborhood out of farmland in the Nashville area as a hobby and then moved to Tim’s Ford Lake where he was also successful in developing lakefront property. After a near fatal heart attack and open heart surgery, the Dailey’s moved to the Florida. After retirement, he returned to the Kentucky bluegrass, where he and his wife Mary spent the latter days in the Lancaster-Danville area. He had been a member of Lancaster Baptist Church, and more recently a member of First Baptist Church in Danville.
Lloyd leaves to mourn his passing two daughters: Janice Denise (Jerry) Gammons of Biloxi, Ms.; Cynthia Faye (Patrick) Moran of River Ridge , La.; a sister: Caroline (the late Bobby) Durham of Lancaster; two brothers: George (Gladys) Dailey & Ernest ( Jimmie) Dailey of Lancaster, four grandchildren Ben & Adam Gammons, Dr. Stephen Moran & Dr. John (Corrie )) Moran; two great grandchildren Kya Gammons and Harrison Moran
Funeral services will be held 10:00 AM Friday, February 24, 2017 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home by Rev. Bryce McCulley. Burial with military honors will follow in Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Paul Dailey, Patrick Moran, Jerry Gammons, John Moran, Bobby Carter Durham & McKinley Dailey with George and Ernest Dailey serving as honorary bearers. Visitation for Lloyd will be from 6-8 PM Thursday, February 23, 2017 at the funeral home. The family would like to express their deep gratitude to the staff of McDowell Place for their loving care of Lloyd over the past three years. The family celebrates his life and knows that his spirit will remain with them to inspire them forever. Friends and family may leave condolences or special memories on his tribute page at www.ramsey-young.com

12 Condolences

  • The Shell Family Posted February 22, 2017 11:13 pm

    So sorry for your loss. May God be with you.

  • Billy and Marilyn Boyd Posted February 22, 2017 11:43 pm

    Sorry for your loss and prayers for your family

  • Dianne Posted February 23, 2017 1:01 am

    So sorry to hear of Lloyds passing

  • Pam Day Posted February 23, 2017 2:56 am

    So sorry for the Dailey family loss

  • Nic & Nancy Neumann Posted February 23, 2017 3:36 am

    Sending our deepest sympathy to you. We will remember Lloyd fondly. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Lisa Baker McCane Posted February 23, 2017 2:19 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Lloyd was my Mom, Doris Barker Baker’s 1st cousin.

  • Georgetta Smith Posted February 23, 2017 5:10 pm

    I am so sorry for your loss. Mr Dailey was a dear sweet man. He brought so much joy to his friends. He would visit Russell, and Gwen Ray and they would have a wonderful time talking about memories, and making new memories .. He always had a smile on his face.. He will be misssd.. You are all in my prayers.

  • Luke Moore Posted February 23, 2017 8:21 pm

    I’m sorry to hear of Lloyd’s passing. I always enjoyed talking with Lloyd when I worked at McDowell Place and was such a true friend to me.

  • Charles Russell ray. Posted February 24, 2017 12:57 am

    Lloyd and my mom and dad. Russell and Gwen ray used to visit. Have meals. Lloyd and dad would tell war stories. Lloyd will be missed. He was Gwen’s first cousin

  • Donnie Rhodus Posted February 24, 2017 1:54 am

    I am sorry for your loss but heavens gain. I am a first cousin to Lloyd our mothers were sisters her name was Dulice. Is sorry I did not find out about his death until about 9:00 Thursday night cannot come to funeral because my wife has just had surgery and we take care of 3 greatgrand children

  • Sue Doolin Posted February 24, 2017 3:03 am

    So sorry for your loss

  • Linda Dawson Posted February 26, 2017 10:57 am

    I can never remember your father without a smile on his face and all the cute nick names he had for us as children. Hold on to the memories for those are the things that will keep him with you always.

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