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Charles Ray Daily

August 6, 1944 — March 27, 2018

Charles Ray Daily August 6, 1944 – March 27, 2018 Our beloved father, husband, papa, and friend, Charles Ray Daily of Vacaville, CA, passed away peacefully on March 27, 2018, in Napa, CA.  He was surrounded by his family, close friends, and his dog Chaysie. He fought a courageous battle with Parkinsons for many years.  He was proceeded in death by his brothers Jerry and Dan; and their parents Steve “Dub” and Irene Daily. Charles was born on August 6, 1944, at Sargent, Nebraska, and was raised on the Daily Farm where he learned the value of hard work, the importance of family, and a love of Country. He grew up surrounded by countless cousins, aunts, uncles, and close friends, that helped shape the man he would become. He attended school in Milburn, NE until graduating from Merna High School in 1962. He left the Sandhills of Nebraska for Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego, CA with brother Dan, cousin Marvin, and some high school friends.  His Marine Corps career was cut short in boot camp, and he settled in the Bay Area CA.   He was hired as an apprentice lineman with PG&E in 1967 to begin a career that would span 5 decades and 40+ year member of the IBEW L.U. 1245 as a Journeyman Lineman.  When not working you would find him spending time with family, playing cards, listening to live music, enjoying bay area sports, watching news radio, or making memories with his grandchildren.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.    Charles is Survived by his Brothers Walt (Cathy) and Joe (Lucretia) of Arizona, his wife Peggy, children Shane, Sher (Tim), Kelly (Randy), Renee, and grandchildren Tina (James), Alix, Jacob, Josh, Liam, Cayden, Ben, of CA, and countless other family and friends! Donations may be made to www.MichaelJFox.org foundation to continue the search for a cure for Parkinsons. A public viewing will be held April 12, 2018, from 5-8pm at Govier Brothers 542 S. 9th Ave Broken Bow, NE 68822.   A Graveside Celebration of Charles Life will be held April 13 at 2:00 pm at Victoria Springs Cemetery, Anselmo, NE 68813.  All friends and family are encouraged to come and share a favorite story or memory. 
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