Charles Sidney Delaney
Published 12:01 am Sunday, November 17, 2019
Feb. 13, 1927 – Nov. 14, 2019
NATCHEZ– Graveside services for Charles Sidney “Sid” Delaney,92, of Kingston, Tennessee, who died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, at NHC Farragut Health and Rehab Center in Knoxville, Tennessee, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Natchez with the Rev. Stephen Wyles officiating.
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Burial, with full military honors, will follow under the direction of Laird Funeral Home.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday and from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Mr. Delaney was born Feb. 13, 1927, in Meadville, and raised in the Hominy Ridge community. He was a member of Morgantown Baptist Church in Natchez.
Sid was a U.S. Army veteran and sergeant who served his country proudly during World War II and in the army of Occupation in Japan. He retired after 40 years from International Paper Company in Natchez. He was very talented in working with his hands and very mechanically minded. Sid became regionally famous for building model airplanes out of soda cans.
Mr. Delaney was preceded in death by his loving wife of 60 years, Helen Murray Delaney; one daughter, Vivian Delaney Jackson; his parents, James Quitman Delaney and Eliza Brinson Delaney; two brothers, Willie S. Delaney and D. Curtis Delaney; and one sister, Alene Delaney McCaa.
Survivors include one daughter, Melody Delaney Martin and husband, Vann R. Martin, of Rockwood, Tennessee; and anumber of nieces, nephews and friends
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1stStreet – Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131, or online at www.parkinson.org.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at lairdfh.com or www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston, Tennessee and Laird Funeral Home in Natchez are in charge of serving the Delaney family.