Keith Dailey

Keith Dailey

Keith Dailey, of Hanover, passed away peacefully at Chapman House in Owen Sound on Friday, July 29, 2022, in his 87th year.

Born on January 31, 1936 in Elderslie Township to the late Homer & Hazel (nee Jones) Dailey. Keith had a long and rewarding career in various industries, including Canada Packers, Department of Transportation, and he was also an entrepreneur starting his own wholesale business "KB Dailey Sales".  Keith was also very generous with his spare time, volunteering for various organizations such as the Boy Scouts organization in Clifford, and with various nursing homes in his community with his wife Wilma.

Survived by loving wife Wilma (nee Armstrong), and sons Dean of Burlington and Murray (Dianne) of Mount Forest. Cherished grandfather of Laura, Melanie, Kyle (Melissa), Lindsay (Josh), Alyssa (Colin), and Cole (Anna), and great-grandfather of 7. Fondly remembered by sister Maude (Nelson) Jenings of East Linton, as well as Wilma’s siblings, and many nieces, nephews, and their families. Predeceased by sisters Eleanor Thompson and June Benedict-Porter.

A Memorial Celebration of Life will be held on Wednesday, August 3, 2022 at 11am, at Grace United Church, Hanover, followed by a time for fellowship and sharing of memories and support during a luncheon.  The family requests that those in attendance at the service please wear a facemask for the safety of everyone. Rev. Doug Kaufman officiating. For those unable to attend the service, it will be recorded, and available for viewing on the Grace United Church YouTube page in the days following the service -

Inurnment at a later date in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Breslau, Ontario. 

Memorial donations to the Grace United Church, or Chapman House - Residential Hospice of Grey-Bruce would be appreciated as expressions of sympathy. 

Public Condolences

Murray, Dianne & Family,

Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your father, father-in-law & grandfather. May all the great memories that you have help to ease your sorrow at this time. Holding you close in thought.

Deb and Jeff

— Debora & Jeff Chalmers
August 8, 2022

So sorry Wilma to hear about Keith’s passing. Bert and I have lots of fond memories of you and Keith in Clifford .
He always had a big smile whenever we met him .
He will be missed. Thinking of you at this difficult time 💕
Bert& Judy

— Bert & Judy Grove
August 3, 2022

My condolences to Wilma and the family. Knew Keith when I was involved in the Scouting Organization in Clifford over the years.and the boys attended as well.Rip Keith.

— Gail Smith
August 2, 2022

Dear Wilma and family, I am very sorry to hear of the loss of Keith. I will remember him as a kind man with a great wit and will remember many great trips to the cottage and card games. My condolences.

— David Lyons
August 2, 2022

Dear Wilma
Don and I are going to miss Keith so much. He was a great help to us with our new shared home. We’ll miss seeing him everyday, the card games and our friendly banter, and our occasional happy hours. Hugs.

— Don and Maureen Duquette
August 1, 2022

Wilma and family We are so sorry to hear that Keith passed. Many good times and memories of you and Keith when you were in Betmar. Love and hugs

— Harlan and Sandy Stevens
August 1, 2022

Deepest sympathy to Aunt Wilma and Family

— Delynn and Doug and Family
July 31, 2022

Deepest sympathy Wilma. Keith will be dearly missed in the neighborhood. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family .

— Debbie Campbell
July 31, 2022

Dear Wilma and families: Our deepest condolences to you all. Al spoke very highly of Keith. He always enjoyed their conversations. RIP Keith.

— Al and Marg Martin
July 31, 2022

Wilma and Family , So very, very sorry for your loss, doesn't seem
long ago I was at your house for a lovely visit and tea....Keith always so
friendly and smile on his face and twinkle in his eye. Thoughts and
prayers with you and family.......Hugs

— Joan Kaufman
July 30, 2022

Wilma & Family - SO Very Sorry for Your Loss! Keith was Such A Nice Guy! Always A Friendly Smile & Little ‘Chuckle’! Also A ‘Twinkle’ in His Eye! Always A Game of Euchre after A Wonderful Meal! Loved to Dance! Bruce Was SO Thankful to Take Over Keith’s Fuel Oil Business in 1960.Still Going SO Very Well - With Over 30 Trucks! Now ‘Boucher & Jones Fuels! In Waterloo/London & Stratford!

— Mary Boucher & Family in Waterloo,ON
July 30, 2022


— Laurance & Marie Geisel
July 30, 2022

Our condolences to Wilma and family. We were blessed have known Keith for
many years at Betmar Acres in Florida. Our enjoyment of dancing and playing
cards are fond memories we will cherish forever

— Alton Shedd
July 30, 2022