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Ruldolph Thomas Daisey Sr.

October 14, 1931 ~ July 19, 2022 (age 90)


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Rudolph Thomas Daisey Sr., of Millsboro, passed away peacefully on July 19, 2022, at Beebe Health Care. He was 90 years old. He was born to the late Manford and Helen Daisey on October 14, 1931, in Millsboro, DE.


Rudolph was a life-long resident of Delaware and an Insurance Salesman for United Insurance for 37 years when he retired in 2000. He was a proud veteran serving in the Marine Corps.  Just before going to work for United, he met and married Janet Wooten in 1963.  He liked fishing and loved gardening. His family said he had found the secret to growing the best tomatoes and strawberries. Rudolph loved his family and loved spending time with his grandchildren. He was known as a loving Father, Husband, and Grandfather by his family and enjoyed a healthy competition with his wife Janet on rooting for opposing sports teams.


He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Janet Daisey: his five sons Michael Daisey of Wiwa, FL, Tony Daisey of Millsboro, DE, Jeff Daisey (Suzanne) of Millsboro, DE, Chris Daisey (Bonnie) of Millsboro, DE, and Rudy Daisey Jr. of Georgetown, DE; and a half-sister Denise Baker (Wayne) of Millsboro, DE.  He also leaves behind three grandsons Tyler Daisey, Seth Daisey, and Trevor Daisey;  one great-granddaughter Audrey Daisey as well as many friends.


A funeral service will be held at 12:00 PM on Tuesday, July 26, 2022, at Watson Funeral Home located at 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE 19966. A viewing will be held an hour before the service. Interment to follow at Delaware Veterans Cemetery located at 26669 Patriots Way, Millsboro, DE 19966.


In lieu of flowers, donations to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place
Memphis, TN 38105, or Nemours Children’s Hospital at 1600 Rockland Rd, Wilmington, DE 19803.


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July 26, 2022

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
July 26, 2022

12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

July 26, 2022

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Millsboro


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children
1600 Rockland Road, WILMINGTON DE 19803
Tel: 1-302-651-4200

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