Edward was born on March 26, 1943 in Richwood, West Virginia to Arnold and Helen (Gillispie) Dilley.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Surviving family includes his children, Craig (M'lissa) Dilley, of Houston, Texas; and Erin Dilley, of Gastonia, NC; grandchildren, Adam, Max, Reagan, Quinn and Teague Dilley, brother, John (Lila) Dilley, of El Cajon, California; and sister, Kay (Bill) Nichols, of Cape Coral, Florida.
Mr. Dilley has been cremated under the direction of Heaton-Bowman-Smith & Sidenfaden Chapel.
Celebration of Life 3:00 PM Saturday January 5, 2012 at the Chip-Shot Bar & Grill, North Kansas City, Missouri.