Joseph C. Dailey Jr., 68

AUG. 24, 1942-JULY 7, 2011

July 07, 2011
  • Joseph Chester Dailey Jr.
Joseph Chester Dailey Jr.

Joseph Chester Dailey Jr., 68, of Hagerstown, died Thursday, July 7, 2011, at NMS Healthcare Center in Hagerstown, Md.

Born Aug. 24, 1942, in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Joseph Chester and Adeline Royston (Cole) Dailey Sr. He was the husband of Joyce Irene (Dell) Dailey, who died in September 2005.

Joseph graduated from Milford Mill High School in Randallstown, Md., class of 1960, and the University of Baltimore, class of 1966. He was an accountant and financial consultant for more than 40 years. He served as treasurer for Community Baptist Church in Westminster, treasurer of CEF in Carroll County, and State Board of Directors CEF for the State of Maryland. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Temple in Hagerstown.  

Joseph is survived by one son, Joseph S. Dailey of Hanover, Pa.; one daughter, Judy E. Connolly of Boonsboro, Md.; one sister, Patricia Ann Kluge of Flower Mound, Texas; and 12 grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by one son, Jonathon D. Dailey, in 1974.

The funeral service will be Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at 10 a.m. at Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown. The Rev. Dr. Larry A. Aikens Jr. will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen Memorial Gardens, Finksburg, Md.

Visitation will be Monday, July 11, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to Washington County Dialysis Assistance Inc., 12931 Oak Hill Ave. Hagerstown, MD 21742 or National Kidney Foundation of Maryland in Honor of Joseph Dailey, 1107 Kenilworth Drive, Suite 202, Baltimore, MD 21204.   

Gerald N. Minnich Funeral Home, Bryan K. Kenworthy P.A., 305 N. Potomac St., Hagerstown has been entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences are accepted at

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