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James D. "Jim" Dailey

September 18, 1922 — June 28, 2016

James D. “Jim” Dailey    â€œbeloved father and grandfather”

ELEVEN MILE, PA---James D. “Jim” Dailey, 93, of Eleven Mile, passed away on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, while fishing with his family on Chautauqua Lake.
     Born on September 18, 1922 in Cyclone, he was a son of Darwin and Lina Cook Dailey.  On February 16, 1946 on the family homestead, he married Ruth Z. Ellis, who passed away on March 31, 2013.
     He attended school in Limestone, NY.  Jim honorably served with U.S. Navy during World War II.  He was a self-employed farmer for most of his life.
     Jim attended the Millport United Methodist Church with his wife.  In his earlier years, he enjoyed bowling and playing baseball.  He especially loved spending time with his family.  Jim, along with his wife, raised more than 30 foster children.
     Surviving are seven children, Jimmie G. (Sue) Dailey of Cochranton, Dawn L. (Don) Carter of Ohio, Donald E. Dailey of Olean, NY, Diane E. (Jim) Casini of Frewsburg, John P. (Millie) Dailey of Eleven Mile, Debbie L. Dailey of Portsmouth, Va., and Gary E. (Pam) Dailey of Coudersport; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and two foster sons, Terry Haskin of Hebron and David (Rose) Haskin of Eleven Mile.
     In addition to his parents and wife, Jim was predeceased by two sons, an infant and Dann E. Dailey; two great-grandsons, Kyler Hogle and Nathan Terrette; and several brothers and sisters.
     There will be no public visitation or funeral services.  Burial will be in Chrystal Cemetery.
     Jim’s family has entrusted his care to the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
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