Gerald Edward Daley

April 13, 1934September 24, 2019

Gerald (Jerry) Edward Daley, 85, of Dallas, TX, passed away Tuesday September 24, 2019. He was born in Clinton, Iowa on April 13, 1934. Jerry graduated from St. Mary’s of Clinton, Iowa and received his B.S. in Commerce from The University of Iowa and then attended one year of law school. He was married to Harriet Bunting on August 31, 1957 until they divorced in 1995. Jerry had a career in Real Estate in sales and brokerage for Iowa Realty including being the Head Leasing Agent for the new Ruan Center high-rise in downtown Des Moines. He worked for other real estate companies in Tulsa and Dallas. He had a passion for following the Iowa Hawkeyes in all sports. He was a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Air Force from 1956 through 1959. He was stationed at bases in Harlingen, Tx, Altus, OK and Biloxi, MS. He was preceded in death by his parents Edward and Mary Lou Daley. He is survived by his ex wife, Harriet Daley and three children: Deborah Martin (John) of Fairfield, Iowa, Michelle Rayome (Jack) of Dallas, Texas and Gregory Daley of Dallas, Texas. He had one grandson, Matthew Rayome of Dallas, Texas. A Committal Service will be held at Dallas/Fort Worth National Cemetery on Wednesday October 2, 2019 at 11:00 am.


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