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Thomas W. Daily III, 71

July 25, 2022

Thomas W. Daily, III, 71, of Willow Street, passed away July 25, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Lancaster he was the son of the late Geraldine (Klebsch) and Thomas W. Daily, Jr. On March 20, 1971, he married his best friend and soulmate, P. Eileen McCauley. Over the years he and Eileen would share countless hours traversing the walking trails together.

Many will remember Tom for his dedicated years as a real estate appraiser and broker. He retired in 2013 after more than 30 years in the business.

While being outdoors made Tom happy, he found the most joy in sharing his hobbies with his family. He was an avid fly fisherman, that handmade his own flies with his wife. He enjoyed hunting pheasant and geese with son, and built a cabin with his father. He pushed himself to excel in everything he did and his family and friends will remember him for sharing his expertise and knowledge with those he loved. He was an amazing mechanic of go carts and enjoyed go cart racing. His family remember him as the best left-handed golfer they have ever seen. Most importantly, Tom did everything he could to stay involved and active with those he loved.

Tom is survived by his loving wife, Eileen Daily of Willow Street; children, Thomas Daily, IV and Kristy Rhodes, both of Willow Street; grandchildren, Thomas W. Daily V, Lexi M. Daily, Lincoln C. Daily, and Sophia Rhodes; a sister, Gerry Wolf, wife of Fred of Lancaster; sister-in-law, Verna McCauley of Lancaster; niece and nephews, Robert Barnett of Denver, Thomas Barnett of Lancaster, and Brigette Guyer of Carlisle, and his aunt, Jean Suter of Ephrata.

A graveside service will be held at 2:45 PM on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery, behind the church at 1916 E. Lincoln Hwy, Lancaster, PA 17602.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Tom’s name may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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August 12, 2022

I also was a Grandview Heights guy and Tom was always regarded as an all around good guy and superior athlete. My condolences to the family. Wally Davis 

August 04, 2022

So sorry for your loss.  May your memories comfort you at this time 
James and Kathryn Barnett

August 03, 2022

I first met Tom in grade school and became aware of his athletisism early on. I will always remember that and his friendly smile. To Tom’s family; please accept my condolences. May his memory be a blessing.
Stephen Rubin

August 02, 2022

Thanks for playing a big part in my life. Glad there is no more pain. Your friend, teammate, classmate, Todd
Bushnell
 

August 01, 2022

Tom was a great friend ,teammate and all around good person. I am so glad to have been able to spend time with him ,spent time at our lake cabin,water skiing and just hanging out.Also spent several years playing football,midgets through high school. He had such a positive spirit and will be missed. May the Lord comfort you  .God  bless , Bill Rohrbach

August 01, 2022

Tom was a great friend ,teammate and all around good person. I am so glad to have been able to spend time with him ,spent time at our lake cabin,water skiing and just hanging out.Also spent several years playing football,midgets through high school. He had such a positive spirit and will be missed. May the Lord comfort you  .God  bless 
Bill Rohrbach

August 01, 2022

Tom was a special person. Excelled in everything. In football, he was very fast and tough. Loved contact, fearless. Honor to be his teammate. In later years, he loved his family and racing. Huge loss, one of a kind. Deepest sympathy to the Daily family. May God Bless you all.    Gary Hollinger

August 01, 2022

Our hearts are with you.  Please know we love you all.  
Shane, Tami, Shana

July 31, 2022

Tom will surely be missed. So many great memories over the years. I always enjoyed the time I had with him, and playing together on the Manheim Township Football Team. Both Sharon and I send our sincere condolences.
  Bob Cooper

July 31, 2022

Tom was an amazing classmate and man who demonstrated what his determination and friendship could bring to everyone. And receiving the recognition he did by Manheim Township was outstanding!  My sincere condolences to his family.  Terry Carver

July 30, 2022

Kristy and family–we are so sorry for the loss of your father.Treasure all of th memories that you have to carry you through the days ahead.
We are thinking of you and your family at this difficult time.
May it help to know we are thinking of you all!
Jerry/Coleen Funk

July 30, 2022

So sorry to hear of Tom’s passing. He was a good friend. We worked together with appraisals for real estate and played football for the Blue Streaks. Tom was a very humble guy downplayed his ability and accomplishments. My thoughts and prayers.

July 30, 2022

Eileen: Tom was a good hard working man! So sorry for your loss! Gene Risser

Services
Tuesday, August 02, 2022
2:45 PM
Mellinger Mennonite Cemetery
1916 E. Lincoln Highway
Lancaster, PA 17602
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