James Daly, affectionately known as Jim, was a happy, dedicated and loving family man to his wife, four children, eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. Jim and his cousin Bud grew up together like brothers and both learned the masonry trade from his dad as early as the age of fifteen. They ran their business for many successful years. He took great pride in all his work and loved his job everyday. He worked up until he got Covid and became very ill. In the last twenty years, he and his good friend and partner, Bill, did many jobs together. Jim will be sorely missed for his great bricklaying skills. Jim met his loving wife, Donna, at a birthday party and they hit it off right away. They married in 1968 and spent 53 happy years together. Jim was a wonderful husband, father, and Grampy. He was a big man with big hands and an even bigger heart. He enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren playing cards, swimming, and vacationing. He also coached football for his son, Jimmy, and his grandson, Nathan. He couldn’t have been more proud of them all. In his free time, Jim enjoyed target shooting with handguns and shotguns. He also had fun gambling at the casino, and seeing his favorite local band, Flipside. You could often catch him with a Miller Lite in his hand (sometimes both hands) and a big smile on his face. Every once in a while you could even see him out on the dance floor! He also enjoyed boating, the beach, traveling and eating Maine lobster. He loved riding his prized motorcycle and listening to classic rock music with his “favorite” son-in-laws. Jim was the best father, husband, and Grampy you could ever ask for, and we are all so blessed to have had him! Jim will be missed for his easy-going, fun-loving personality, great work ethic, and his heart of gold. He will be missed by so many, and will be in our hearts forever. Until we meet again… Daly, James T. “Jim”, Jr. Suddenly December 30, 2021 of Hamburg, NY. Beloved husband of Donna (nee Oberst) Daly; devoted father of Sharon (Wayne) Steindel, Jamie (Daniel) Brochu, Catherine Daly, and the late James C. Daly; cherished grandfather of Sarah, Shannon, Samantha, Angela (Adam), Daniel, Allyssa, Angelina, Nathan, and the late Wayne; loving great-grandfather of Brooke and the late Ryan; son of the late James T. and late Maybelle (nee Leible) Daly, Sr.; also survived by many cousins and friends. Family and friends received on Tuesday from 3 – 7 PM at LAKESIDE MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME, INC. 4199 Lake Shore Rd. (corner Camp Rd. & Rte. 5) Hamburg, NY 716-627-2919. Where funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 AM. Please leave online condolences at www.LakesideFuneralHome.com.