Clifton Daisey


Mr. Clifton Forrest Daisey passed away on May 30, 2023, at his residence. Clifton was born in Nassawadox on March 6, 1953, to the late Sherman and Louise (Pike) Daisey. Clifton was a house painter and enjoyed baseball and music from the ’60s and ’70s.

Clifton is survived by his daughter, Sara Daisey, her husband Thomas Gallardo, and his soon-to-be granddaughter of Virginia Beach; his former wife and friend, Jane Daisey of Parksley; brothers, Douglas Sherman Daisey (Deb) of Alexandria, Va., and Greg Daisey of Chincoteague Island; sisters, Linda Daisey Merritt of Chincoteague Island and Lorraine Daisey Bush (Lon) of Ellijay, Ga.; several nieces and nephews,  and great-nieces and nephews, including two “special” nieces and nephews he considered as his grandchildren, J.F. & Gwyneth McAllen.

Along with his parents, Clifton was predeceased by his sister, Pat Daisey Bloxom, and brother-in-law, Greg (Chief) Merritt.

A memorial service took place on Sunday, June 4, 2023, at 4 p.m. at Salyer Funeral Home on Chincoteague Island, with the Rev. Maury Enright officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Bloxom Volunteer Fire Department at 15312 Bayside Drive, Bloxom, VA 23308.

Online condolences may be made at Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc. Chincoteague Island.

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