Brooks Daley

Willis Brooks Daley, 87, of Ahwatukee, formerly of Thatcher, Arizona passed away peacefully on July 31, 2019 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was born to Willis K. and Laura M. Moody Daley in Thatcher, Arizona on August 14, 1931. Brooks led a very active and hard working life alongside his wife of nearly 67 years, Margaret (Cox) Daley. They were blessed beyond measure with five of the most amazing children; Mark Daley (Susan), Xan Daley-Brockbank (David, d.), Kim Allen (David), Steven Daley (Ruth Ann) and John Daley (Kenna). Eighteen Grandchildren and Seventy Great-Grandchildren.

In addition to his family above, Brooks is survived by one sister, Margaret Merrill (Tom) and numerous nieces and nephews whom all adored their Uncle Brooks! He is preceded in death by his parents, and siblings; Jack Daley (Beulah), Genevieve Foster (Lee), Ned Daley (Velma), Grace Haralson (Heath), Flora Mulleneaux (Bill), Clyde Daley, Willa Jean Welker (LaVell), as well as many old friends and relatives. All of whom he is undoubtedly enjoying a joyous reunion.

Funeral services for Mr. Daley will be conducted Saturday morning, August 10, 2019, at 10:00 a.m., at the Ahwatukee Ward Building of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4425 East Knox Road in Phoenix. Concluding graveside services will follow in the Thatcher Cemetery, Saturday afternoon, at 4:00 p.m.

The family will receive friends Friday evening, August 9, 2019, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday morning from 9:00 a.m. until 9:45 a.m., at the Ahwatukee Ward Building Relief Society Room of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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Arrangements are entrusted to Vining Funeral Home.