John F. Daley

John F. Daley John F. Daley, a resident of Inyokern, left this world to be with the Lord on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, at San Joaquin Hospital in Bakersfield. He was 76.

A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, Dec. 19, at noon at Crossroads Community Church in Ridgecrest.

John was born on March 2, 1936 in Springfield, Mass., to Vincent P. Daley and Kathryn C. Daley. He came to California in 1955 when he was 21, and after a few years as a milkman, he settled into the automobile business, where he worked as a salesperson and manager for 50 years at various dealerships in Southern California, depending on where he was living. John was always an honest straight shooter in his dealings and was loved by his customers and co-workers.

John is survived by wife Donna, his soul mate and best friend of 40 years; sons Andrew and John; daughters Bridgette, Sharon, Maureen and Mary; brother Paul; 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Vincent and Kathryn Daley.

Submitted by the family of John F. Daley

Story First Published: 2012-12-19