Tipp City Herald

December 15, 1971 

DELANEY, GLENN - Funeral services were held Tuesday at 2 p.m. for Glenn Delaney, Jr. at the Trostel Chapman Funeral Home in New Carlisle.  Delaney died instantly in a head-on collision Saturday.  A well known resident of New Carlisle, Delaney was a partner in the Delaney-Simpson Waste Collection Company of New Carlisle.  The accident took place only a short way west of Free Road where Delaney lived and east of New Carlisle in front of 8546 Milton-Carlisle Road.  According to Clark County sheriff's deputies Delaney 45, died when his El Camero collided with a truck driven by Robert Evans, 40, of 9071 West National Road.  He is said to have been driving east on Milton-Carlisle Road, when his vehicle apparently veered left of center, and struck the Evans truck.  Investigations also revealed that Evans attempted to avoid the head-on collision when he applied his brakes and skidded some twenty feet.  Deputies said a wrecker was used to free Delaney's body from the twisted metal and that the Donnelsville emergency squad transported Evans to Mercy Medical Center.  Evans underwent surgery for head and other injuries suffered in the accident and Monday was reported to be in satisfactory condition.  Delaney, a member of the New Carlisle Sertoma Club and the First Baptist Church of Xenia, was born in Lawrence County on January 24, 1926 a son of Robert A. and Clara Conley Delaney.  He is survived by his wife Irene, a son, Christopher, and a daughter, Mrs. Jona Richards, both of Jamestown; two step-daughters, Diane and Marilyn, at home, six brothers, Chester, Floyd and Carroll, all of  Xenia; Lamar of New Carlisle, Lester of Dayton and Willard of Kirkpatrick; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Delaney, and a grandson, Scott Charles, all of Jamestown; and his paternal grandmother, Mrs. Ballard Collins of Oak Hill.  A daughter, Glynne Rae, preceded him in death in 1947.  The Reverend Isaac Flora of the Northside Christian Church, Xenia, officiated at the services.  Burial took place in the Glen Haven Memorial Gardens.

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