Visitation for Chet Dailey, age 66, of Fayetteville will be held Friday, June 2, 2017 at 3:30-5:00 P.M. with service to follow at 5:00 P.M. at Higgins Funeral Home with Celebrant Jayson Davis officiating. Chet, a native of Virginia, was the son of the late Patricia and Paul Dailey. He passed away May 30, 2017 at his home in Fayetteville, TN.
Chet enjoyed photography, hiking, and off-roading with “Nellie” (his F.J. Cruiser). He was also a veteran of the United States Army, employed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, a member of the local Lions Club, and Junior’s House.
Survivors include his wife Emily Gray Dailey of Fayetteville, TN; son Erin Thomas (Henna) Dailey of Leeds, UK; daughter Meredith (Christopher) Pettey of Somerville, AL; granddaughter Ayah Mihrimah Dailey; sister Diana Dailey (Richard) Alford of Birmingham, AL; brother Jeff (Allison) Dailey of Birmingham, AL; and former spouse Sherman Smith Dailey of Huntsville, AL.
Higgins Funeral Home is assisting the family of Mr. Chet Dailey.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Fayetteville Lions Club at P.O. Box 217, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or Junior’s House at 704 W. Maple Street, Fayetteville, TN 37334 or online at www.juniorshousecac.org.
My heart goes out to you and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I know it’s been a long time since I’ve seen you but you’re still my friend. I apologize for not being there today but I know you understand . You are in my prayers.
To the Dailey Family —- I only knew Chet through the social medium known as Comic Chat —and then Facebook. I loved his humor — his posts of his photographs — his creativity with those photos — and he shared his love of his family — so very important — I share the “shock” as I had just responded to a post of his the night before — and the next day I learned he had left us. My prayers to you all for strength in the coming days — but know that he was loved in friendship by many who never met him in person — he was a GREAT man!
So very sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.
The news of Chet’s passing has deeply saddened me. I have worked with Chet for several years in my role in Resource Management and now in Contracting here at the Corps of Engineers. He was a intelligent, funny individual that always had wisdom to share. I will miss him. I pray for you all during this time.
Praying for your family. We lost a veteran, a great Corps team member and a great friend.
COL (R) Bob Ruch, on behalf of those Chet served with
Chet, you are already missed.
I remember our conversation, right before the Memorial Day weekend, when we entered the HNC main building and walked up the back stairs together. “RIP”
Meredith, I’m so sorry to hear about your Dad… We are and will always be “Daddy’s little girl”… Please find peace in those fun and happy memories… Love you.
Emily, I am shocked and saddened at Chet’s passing. He was such a very nice man and will e missed by so many people. You have my sincere sympathy. Janet Lindsay
Emily – I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s passing. I am praying for peace and comfort for you and your family.
Emily, I am so sorry to hear about Chet’s death. I am in Yellowstone with my daughter Mary and granddaughter Grace. When I get home, I will be in touch with you. Praying for you at this difficult time.
I will miss him so very much. He was not just my cousin but one of the few people who understood me, new all my secrets and shared the same values. The world has lost a truly good person. R.I.P, Cuz.
Emily, may God comfort you with His peace. I am so sorry for your loss.
My deepest condolences to the family.
I’m so sad to read of Chet’s passing.
I was shocked to hear of your Chet’s death! I am so sorry for the hurt you must feel at this sad time. I extend my deepest sympathy to you and Chet’s family. Love, Linda Gatlin
Jon & I were so sad to hear of Chet’s passing! What a special, intelligent, compassionate man! We were blessed to get to know him these past two years. His time was too short. We will have you and your family in our prayers.
Emily what a shock so sorry for ur loss my prayers with you and. family.
Emily i’m so sorry to hear this. You are in my prayers & thoughts. God Bless You.
Mary & Teresa Partin
Diana, our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. God bless you all.
Emily, Chet will be missed very much by me. I thought of him as a brother and you as a sister. If we can help you in any way, let us know.
Emily, thoughts and prayers for you at this time and also for Chets family.
Emily, you will still be a part of our family until the day you die, lol. Just a little humor, I hope this maybe will put a little smile in your life today. You are in my thoughts and prayers, love you sis. 🙂
Emily, I am so very sorry for the loss of Chet. My sincere prayers for you and your family.
Emily i am so sorry. He was a precious fellow. I pray God will flood you with great memories, during this trying time. Call if i can help you
Emily- So very sorry for your loss. Chester was a great guy and will be missed by many. Hugs and prayers for you and all the family.
Emily, I am so very sorry for your loss! My prayers are with you.
Emily, I am so sorry about Chet. You will be in our prayers. God bless you.
Emily so sorry about your loss
Thinking of you and lifting you up in prayer at this sad time.
I am so sorry to hear this sad news. My thought and prayers are with you Emily.
Emily, so sorry to learn about Chet’s passing. Just remember the good time when you get to really miss him .
Dear Emily,Ed just texted me the sad news about Chet…I am so very sorry for your loss. Susan
Emily I am so sorry for your lost. I have you and family in my prayers.