Forest Lester Daly, 81, of Columbia, MO, passed away April 13, 2013.
He was born November 16, 1931, in Boone County, to the late Clarence B. and Mary Marie (Morgan) Daly.
Lester was a heavy equipment operator; he loved fishing and St. Louis Cardinals baseball.
There will be a visitation from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday, April 16, 2013, at Memorial Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm on Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Memorial Funeral Home, with interment to follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Lester is survived by his son, David Daly (Sharon) of Columbia; sister, Betty Watson (C.A) and brother, Jimmy Daly (Peggy) both of Columbia; grandchildren: Darren Daly (Laura) of Arkansas, Jeremy Daly, Angel Pierce, Amber Pierce, Alex Sapp, Amanda Casares (Chano), Stephanie Daly and Bubba Daly, and several great-grandchildren, all of Missouri.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth, and three daughters, Diane Daly, Denise Daly, and Dorrie Pierce.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 2513 Stadium Blvd., Columbia, MO 65202 or to the American Diabetes Association, P. O. Box 1013, Columbia, MO 65205.
Online tributes may be left at www.memorialfuneralhomeandcemetery.com.