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Richard E. Bailey

Richard E. Bailey, 78, of Marathon, NY, passed away unexpectedly, at his home, on Saturday, August 7, 2021.

Richard was born in Johnson City, NY, on November 15, 1942, the son of the late Courtney and Ruth Lingel Bailey. He was a dairy farmer for his entire life and enjoyed working the land.

He is survived by his children, Brian Bailey, of Marathon, and Yvonne Bailey, of Marathon. He also leaves behind nine grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren; brothers, Courtney Donald (Geraldine) Bailey of Lebannon, OR, Benjamin (Mickey) Bailey of Lebannon, OR, and Adrian (Kristy) Bailey of Woodburn, OR; sisters, Lois Root of Whitney Point and Georgeanna (Adrian) Price of Vestal; a sister-in-law, Dorothy Bailey of Lisle; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, JoAnn Hoffmier Bailey on March 3, 2021; a brother, John Herbert Bailey; and sisters, Betty Wood, Kathryn Knapp and Paula Beebe.

In keeping with his wishes, there will be no services.

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Just heard the passing of Dick. So sorry for your loss. Your in our thoughts and prayers.

Russell Livermore Aug 13 2021 2:28 PM

Dick was the most pleasant and joking person to deal with . We will greatly miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.

Mike Kemak W.P. NAPA Aug 12 2021 9:58 AM

We were stunned to hear of Uncle Dick's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with to all of the family.

Gayle Ditch Aug 10 2021 7:50 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Bailey

Gail & Ray Holbrook Aug 9 2021 11:26 PM


CHUCK WING Aug 9 2021 9:28 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Bailey

Chuck Wing Aug 9 2021 9:26 PM

Dick was always fun to talk with. I always appreciated his thoughts of what he though was right. He was a worker, and was always there to help Brian. They made a good team. I miss you friend.

Dave Stoner Aug 9 2021 3:51 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Bailey

Sherry Bryan Aug 9 2021 11:07 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Bailey

Dottie Sturdevant Aug 9 2021 6:51 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Bailey

Jackie West Aug 8 2021 11:03 PM

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