Edward Julian Daly, III • September 27, 2022



On 27 September, Edward Julian Daly III (Eddie) received his true healing and was called to be in the arms of God. Eddie was a devout Christian and a loving father. Those left to treasure his memory include, his loving wife, Terri, sons Edward IV (Athena); Michael; Brian (Angie). Grandchildren: Keona, Valencia, Julian, Seraphina, Amelia, Edward V (E.J.) and Noah. His life was a testament to his service to God and Country. He was born November 20, 1959, to Edward II and Doris Daly. Brother by blood to Sharlene Wingate, Teresa Rutherford, and Steve Daly, brother by heart to Jack and Sheila Cunningham, and Derrick and Ellen Thompson.
Eddie’s greatest joys came from those he loved. He was a devoted husband and father whose strength and love overcame all else. He met his wife, Terri, in the spring of 1980. Terri would always say she knew she fell in love after she saw his hands. They were married on 5 September 1980 and experienced a beautiful marriage of 42 years.
He enlisted in the United States Air Force on 11 May 1982 where he served faithfully for 23 years, retiring on 31 August 2005. During his service to his country, he and his wife traveled to multiple duty locations to include San Vito Dei Norm, Italy. Throughout his military career, he was decorated 7 times, won NCO of The Year, and the Humanitarian Service Medal. Through 7 duty locations, he bolstered a plethora of personal and professional friendships that would continue long after his military retirement.
After the military, he continued to serve his community. He was one of two electrical technicians for Escambia County, maintaining fire suppression systems, cameras, and electric lock systems for the Escambia County Jail among other facilities.
After retiring from Escambia County, he focused on serving his church. After many volunteer events, worships, and study he became a third order knight of the Knights of Columbus, where he continued to serve until he was physically unable to perform his duties.
Throughout his life, Eddie was known for his kindness, devotion, and love of his animals. His efforts in saving and raising his dogs instilled a love for all animals in his children that will continue always. He will be remembered as an extraordinary Husband, Father, Brother, Uncle, Grandfather, Animal lover, Public Servant, and Friend.
The family will receive friends for visitation at St. Anne’s Catholic Church from 11:00am-12:00pm, Monday, October 3, 2022 with funeral service to follow at 12:00pm. The Rosary will take place at 10:30am. Interment will be at Pensacola Memorial Gardens.

  1. Cheryl L Anderson says:

    He was such a cool man always a gentleman. So sorry for your loss thoughts and prayers are with your family.

  2. PMG Funeral Home says:

    A lifetime of serving this country and an animal lover. That must run in the Daly family. What a wonderful tribute to a really good guy! Kristen and I are praying for all the family and friends.

  3. Levert Hardy says:

    Sorry to hear about Edward, I worked with his father, for many years

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