Obituary: Harold “Pete” Dailey

Mr. Harold “Pete” Dailey, 85, passed away Sunday, November 16 at his home in Cherry Lake.

A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, November 21, at 2 p.m., at Cherry Lake First Baptist Church Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday, November 20, from 6 – 8 p.m., at Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel.

Mr. Pete was born October 2, 1929 to Samuel and Icie Dailey in Tishomingo, Mississippi. He married Catherine Elizabeth Olive on November 13, 1955 and just celebrated 59 years of marriage. He moved from Boynton Beach, Fl., to Cherry Lake in 1980. He was a Sergeant in the U. S. Army. He was a truck driver for many years and was a member of Cherry Lake First Baptist Church where he was an usher for many years and the caretaker for all the church grounds. One of his favorite past times was hanging out at the Cherry Lake crossroads.

Survivors include his wife, Catherine Elizabeth Dailey, of Cherry Lake; one son, Charles “Chuck” Dailey (Phyllis), of Venus, Texas; two daughters: Cathy Caslin (Mark) and Luann Barnes (Thomas), both of Cherry Lake; one brother: Bruce Dailey (Marilou), of Palm Coast, Fl.; one sister, Louise Hill, of Tennessee; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents: Samuel and Icie Dailey; one brother, Erskine Dailey; and one sister, Loxcile Armstrong.

Donations may be made to Florida Cancer Specialist, 1600 Phillips Rd. Suite 300, Tallahassee, Fl. 32308.

Beggs Funeral Home Madison Chapel is in charge of arrangements (850) 973-2258. You may send your condolences to the family by visiting the website,

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