Robert E. Dailey

April 10, 2017

THREE MILE BAY -- Robert E. Daily, 78, passed away Feb. 23, 2017, at CMC University in Charlotte, NC.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home, Chaumont, NY. 

Born Oct. 4, 1938,in Watertown, NY, the son of the late Donald and Frieda Quencer Dailey of Three Mile Bay, he grew up and enjoyed the Three Mile Bay area where many of his relatives.

He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Maryln (Bovee) Dailey; two sons, Vincent E. Dailey (Anne), of Charlotte, and Donald H. Dailey (Gennie O. Moya), of Austin, Texas; a grandson; a brother, Jim Mucklewee, East Aurora, NY.

In addition to his parents, he was also predeceased by a stepsister and her husband, Mary Ann and Charles Yott, Three Mile Bay, NY.

Robert (Bob) was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and studied at SUNY Canton. While he lived in Bergen, NY, Bob worked as a systems analyst with Sperry Rand and Unisys. 

He was an avid square dancer, served as president of the Rochester Area Square Dance Federation, and along with Maryln was awarded the prestigious Daphne-Norma Leadership Award in 1983. After retirement in Atlanta, Ga., and later Charlotte, Bob enjoyed genealogy, stamp collecting, playing his fiddle and was a skilled woodworker.

The family held a visitation Feb. 26 at Raymer-Kepner Funeral Home.

Robert will be buried 11 a.m. May 19 in Three Mile Bay Cemetery.

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Information provided by Becker-Cleveland Funeral Home and Newzjunky, Watertown, N.Y.