Daryl Jordan


Daryl Albert Jordan was born May 19, 1938 in Knoxville, Iowa the son of Dee and Mildred (Covey) Jordan.

Daryl graduated from Knoxville High School with the Class of 1956.  On January 27, 1963 Daryl was united in marriage to Connie Dainty.  Daryl worked at the Knoxville V.A. Hospital for 30 years prior to retirement.  He was a supervisor in the engineering department.  Daryl was a farmer at heart and always enjoyed working his land.

Daryl was active in the FFA and was a 4-H leader.  He also enjoyed Model T’s, he had restored the cars and enjoyed taking them to car shows. He was meticulous in restoring the car parts and had won a best in show trophy.  Daryl was also a model train enthusiast and had an extensive collection.  Another of his joys was the Iowa State Fair, which he rarely missed.

Daryl passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 at the Knoxville Hospital & Clinics at the age of 80 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Those left to cherish Daryl’s memory include his wife, Connie; children:  Rob (Teri) Jordan and Janea (John) Balsley; grandchildren:  Taylor, Mark and Katie; great-granddaughter, Karsyn; sister, Jolene Harrington; many nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.


A Memorial Service for Daryl Jordan, age 80 of Knoxville, will be held Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Bybee & Davis Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. following the service.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family for the purchase of a bench at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.