June 15, 1931 - April 24, 2018
Mr. Johnny Dailey, Jr., 86, of Peoria, IL passed away at 7:42 pm on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his home. Johnny was born on June 15, 1931 in Wynne, Arkansas to Willie Bell (Mosley) Dailey – Hamer and Johnny Tad Dailey, Sr. Johnny earned a degree in Mortuary Science. He, a self-made man, was owner operator of his own upholstery business for many years. Johnny was truly loved by his nieces and nephews. They called him their favorite uncle. He loved his siblings, other family and friends. He hardly had a bad thing to say about any one. He was the personal taxi driver for many people, taking them to the grocery store, doctor or when a need aroused, Johnny was there! Johnny leaves to cherish his most precious memory his son, Corneilus (Aquilla) Morton, Sr., of Peoria; one brother, Preston Lee (Ruthie) Hamer; two sisters, Charlie Mae Williams and Doris Jones both of Peoria; his care taker and niece, Renee L. Wadley of Peoria; his sister-in-law Jean Dailey of Peoria; six grandchildren; one great grandson; and a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents; four brothers, Bob Dailey, Cleo Dailey, Floyd Dailey and Claude Hamer; three sisters, Ethel Edmonds, Daisey Bynum and Brenda K. Gaines. A memorial service will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, May 12, 2018 at Church of the Living God, Temple 130 with a visitation beginning at 12:30 pm. Rev. Cleo Dailey, Jr., will officiate and Rev. Floyd Dailey, Jr., will bring the eulogy. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at simonsmortuary.com.
Mr. Johnny Dailey, Jr., 86, of Peoria, IL passed away at 7:42 pm on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at his home. Johnny was born on June 15, 1931 in Wynne, Arkansas to Willie Bell (Mosley) Dailey – Hamer and Johnny Tad Dailey, Sr. Johnny earned... View Obituary & Service Information
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