August 23, 1947 - October 06, 2018
William M. Daley, age 71 of Mio, Michigan, passed away at Munson Grayling Hospital in Grayling, Michigan on Saturday, October 6, 2018.
Bill was born in West Branch, Michigan on August 23, 1947 to Collie and Alice (Kennedy) Daley. He graduated from Mio High School with the Class of 1966 an graduated from college with a bachelor degree in Social Work. Bill served his country in the US Army during Vietnam, receiving 2 Purple Hearts. he had worked for Whaley Steel for many years. Bill was a member of the Luzerne American Legion Post #162, the Mio VFW, and was a Life Member-at-Large of AMVETS. Bill enjoyed flying drones, rock polishing, creating jewelry with his stones, and traveling in his motor home.
Bill is survived by his partner of 18 years Bonnie Plyman of Mio, MI; his children: Chantel & Steve Blamer of League City, Texas; and Christine & Nick Matthews of Mio, MI; his sister Tammy Daley of Tennessee; his brother David Daley, also of Tennessee; and his grandchildren: Kaylea (Jake) Stahl, Tayler Blamer, Scott Blamer, Wyatt Blamer, Gunnar Matthews, and Gustav Matthews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Tony Daley.
In accordance with his wishes, cremation has taken place. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2018 at 2 PM at the Luzerne American Legion Post.
Memorial donations may be made to the Luzerne American Legion Post # 162, Luzerne, MI , PO Box 186 Luzerne, MI 49636.
Arrangements by Lashley Funeral Home, Mio, MI.