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Willis 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.

Visitation and Services will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4425 E. Knox Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85044.  Visitation: Friday, August 9, 2019, 6:00-8:00 pm. Funeral Services: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 10:00am. Graveside Services: Saturday, August 10, 2019, 4:00 pm. Thatcher Arizona Cemetery, Thatcher, AZ. 85552.Willis Brooks Daley


  • Carrie Walton Posted August 5, 2019 3:26 PM

    So sorry to hear this. Sending love to all

  • Celinda Palmer Posted August 5, 2019 5:44 PM

    We love your dad! He brought so much joy to our family when we first got married and moved back to Thatcher. He visited every month as our home teacher and brought baby gifts and yummy food! He has a special gift in helping others feel welcome and important. Love to all of you!

  • Barbara J. West Encinas Posted August 7, 2019 9:01 PM

    He was a good friend to my mom and Dad. Berry & Bonnie West and I remember mother telling me about him. I am so sure he is rejocing with his family and friends on the other side. Another good one gone. Peace and comfort be wiith the family. Never easy to lose a parent. Barbara West

  • Carmen Montano Posted August 9, 2019 6:36 PM

    My father worked for Mr. Daley, He was a great man to many. May he rest in peace. My condolences to the family.

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