He was born on February 21, 1938, in Glenville, WV., the eldest son of Beryl W. and Grace E. Delaney, both deceased.
He is survived by two brothers, Richard Delaney of Vienna, and David Delaney of Shinnston, WV.; and four children, Donald Dee and Steven Beryl of Texas, Philip Eugene and Phyllis Ann of Arizona.
He was preceded in death by one brother, Colin.
He was a career Army man who served two tours of duty in Vietnam where he won a Bronze Star, Vietnam Cross of gallantry with palm, and other decorations.
He was buried in The National Cemetery in Grafton, W.Va.
Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, Vienna, assisted the family with arrangements.