Marshall Jasper Paul Dailey
Our beloved Husband, Daddy, and "Pa-Pa", MARSHALL JASPER PAUL DAILEY went to be with the Lord on Sunday, March 16, 2008.
A memorial service will be held in the Henderson Chapel of First United Methodist Church on Tuesday, March 18 at 11:00 a.m. with Dr. Keith Whitaker and Rev. Carol Turner officiating. Visitation will follow in the Allen Parlor.
Marshall was born December 11, 1924 in Orange, Texas to Archie and Edith Dailey. He moved to Lufkin in 1946 to work for Lufkin Industries in the Material Control Department. He was proud to be a United States Marine and completed four years of service, including two years in the Pacific. He retired from Lufkin Industries as Sales Manager for Lufkin Trailers and moved to Estes Park, Colorado. He returned to Lufkin to spend time with family and enjoy his beach house at Crystal Beach.
Marshall has been a member of First United Methodist Church and the Fellowship Class since coming to Lufkin.
He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Martha Lou Kestler Daily of Lufkin, Texas; his children, Marsha and Mike Stringer of Shreveport, Louisiana, Celeste (Cissy) and Bob McCarroll of Lufkin, Texas, Christi and Bob Stage of Lufkin, Texas; sister Dorothy Ricketts of Estes Park, Colorado, sister-in-law Frieda Dailey of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; grandchildren Shannon and Stephen Leone, Cisti and Richie Graham, Michael and Laurie Stringer, Robert McCarroll, Brett and Emily McCarroll , Marshall McCarroll , John and Katie Poland, Christopher and Fara Poland, Jennifer and Jason Dean; 18 great grandchildren Christian, Joshua and Anna Kate Leone, Adam, Luke and Caleb Graham, Michael, Hope and Titus Stringer, Caitlin and Austin McCarroll, William McCarroll, McKinlea Poland, Emma and Dailey Poland Anslea, Addley and Ashbee Dean, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Marshall was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Ernest Dailey, son-in-law, John S. Poland, and great granddaughter, Maggie Grace Graham.
Pallbearers will be Michael Stringer, Robert McCarroll, Brett McCarroll, Marshall McCarroll, John Poland, Christopher Poland, Stephen Leone, Richie Graham and Jason Dean.
Our Daddy was a man of strong character, integrity and love and we will miss him deeply.
We express our sincere appreciation to Dr. Brian Spore, the Hospice of the Pines Staff and the Neches House Staff for their loving care of our Daddy.
Expressions of sympathy in Marshall's memory may be made to Hospice in the Pines, 116 S. Raguet, Lufkin, Texas 75904 or First Methodist Church, 805 E. Denman, Lufkin, Texas 75904.
Carroway-Claybar Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.