He married Chilnessa Irene McKeon on May 15, 1948. She preceded him in death in 1993. He married Mildred Neth Ruble on July 25, 1996.
He served in the United States Army during World War II, with tours of duty in France, Germany, Holland, and Belgium as part of a core artillery group. He was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, the Good Conduct Medal, and the American Defense Service Ribbon for his duty.
Following the war, he worked as a telephone lineman for 28 years in California before retiring from Southwestern Bell and returning to Fort Scott.
He was a member of the West Liberty United Methodist Church, the Olson-Frary-Burkhart Post No. 1165 V.F.W., and the Memphis Mason Lodge No. 108 of Garland. Hubert is survived by his wife, Mildred, of the home; three step-sons, Danny Ruble and wife Carol, Fort Scott, Larry Ruble and former wife, Janie, Fort Scott, and Charles Dederich, California; step-daughter Patsy Dosstter and husband Earl, Fort Scott; two brothers, Bob Daly and wife Winnifred, Fort Scott, and Lawrence Daly, Peculiar, Missouri; two sisters, Gloria Beckman and husband Merle, Mound City, and Joyce Hutton and husband Ken, Welda; numerous nieces, nephews, grand children and great-grandchildren; and special friend of the family, Kathy Martin, Fort Scott. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Chilnessa Daly, and a sister, Margaret Daly.
Funeral services for Hubert Daly will be held at 1 p.m., Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at the West Liberty United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Vida Williams Huens officiating. Burial will follow in the U.S. National Cemetery, with military honors provided by the Olson-Frary-Burkhart Post No. 1165 V.F.W. The family will receive friends for visitation from 6-7 p.m., Tuesday evening, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorial contributions are suggested to the West Liberty United Methodist Church and may be sent to Cheney Witt Chapel, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas, 66701. Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org.