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Kevin A. Dailey

August 9, 1950 — January 24, 2023

Kevin A. Dailey, 72, of Middleport, Ohio, previously of Lancaster and Rushville, passed away on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. He was born August 9, 1950, to the late Howard and Roberta Dailey in Gallipolis, Ohio. Kevin was proud of many accomplishments and affiliations in his life Among those are: began firefighting in 1978, retired as Fire Chief at Richland Township Fire Department, college instructor at Hocking College School of Public Safety Service, trustee with American Sternwheeler Association, the Roosters Family of Lancaster, Ohio, member of the Heart Research Team of OSU, lifetime member of Middleport Volunteer Fire Department, IFCA, OFCA, Fairfield County Fire Fighters association, COAFA, 2012 Knights of Columbus Blue Coat Award winner, Incident Safety Officer for Fairfield County Fire/EMS, member of Rushville Lions Club, and he held many licenses and certifications such as EMTP, FF1&11, HazMat, Communication & Dispatching with APCO, Drager Swede Flashover Simulator Fire Safety Officer, Fire Officer 1 & 2, Driver training and Building and Fire Prevention And ordance divices. Kevin is survived by his sister, Bron (Lee) Williams; step-children, Clint (Jennifer) Donley, Kyle Donley, and Sarah (Ian) Nash; step-grandchildren, Fletcher Nash and Duncan Nash; niece, Chrissy (Aric) Patterson; nephew, Adam (Amy) Williams; and 8 great nieces and nephews.

Kevin was preceded in death by his parents and his loving wife, Pam Dailey.

A Celebration of Kevin's  Life
When: Saturday, March 4th, 2023
Time: 1600 to 0100 (4PM until 1AM)
Where: Fraternal Order of Eagles
1936 E. Main St
Lancaster, Ohio


Who: Family and Friends
Children are welcome
(Be warned FF’s present)

A few of Kevins favorite meals will be provided!
If anyone is wishing to provide a side dish, dessert or munchies please do so!
Adult beverages: Two cash bars will be available, one for cocktails and the other for beer. PLEASE TIP OUR BARTENDERS GENEROUSLY!!

1600 to 1800: Food and Drinks and tall tales. Eye patches optional.

1800: A tribute to our fallen friend with Honor Guard and Pipes and Drums.

1900 to 0100: More stories, more tears, and a few beers. Raise your glass to honor our Brother.

All on duty Firefighter and Apparatus from the area are invited to pay tribute to Kevin and show off for the kids!
Apparatus and on duty members will have directions posted in rear of the Eagles. Please stop in for a meal and cold non alcoholic beverage.
A detailed Flyer is in the works and will be distributed as soon as possible. Please share this post and please come visit us!
With any questions or if you want to help with the setup and cleanup please contact us!
Thank you
Ken Rook
Andrew Slivka
Dennis Primmer

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kevin A. Dailey, please visit our flower store.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 4, 2023

Starts at 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

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