Richard Bailey

June 30, 1929 - April 4, 2017
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Richard L. Bailey, 87, of New Philadelphia, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 surrounded by his family in the care of the Oak Point Oak Point Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

A son of the late Theodore and Lola (Osgood) Bailey, Richard was born June 30, 1929 at Canton, Ohio.

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Richard L. Bailey, 87, of New Philadelphia, passed away Tuesday, April 4, 2017 surrounded by his family in the care of the Oak Point Oak Point Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.

A son of the late Theodore and Lola (Osgood) Bailey, Richard was born June 30, 1929 at Canton, Ohio.

After being discharged from the United States Army, Richard went on to work as a crane operator for I.F. Manufacturing/Rigid Tool for 30 years.  He then spent five years as a cabinet maker for Canal Dover Furniture. Richard was also a self-taught carpenter and worked on many homes, as well as building three homes that his family had lived in.  He was also a past member of the Church of the Brethren.  Richard enjoyed golfing, motorcycles, and riding his tractor, but most of all he loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Richard is survived by his loving wife Treva (Brick) Bailey, whom he married June 26, 1949; two children, Randy (Maria) Bailey and Brenda Bailey; two grandchildren, Jeremy Bailey and Marisa Bailey; a sister Beverly Giauque; nephews, Rick and Ron Bailey and nieces, Bobbi Reed and Cindy Huyghe.

In addition to his parents, Richard is preceded in death by his brother, Myron Bailey.

In keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no calling hours or services and cremation care will be handled through the Linn-Hert-Geib Funeral Home & Crematory.

Those wishing to do so may send the family a personal condolence and light a candle in remembrance of Richard by visiting the funeral home website, www.geibcares.com

Memorial contributions in Richard’s memory may be made to Community Hospice, 716 Commercial Avenue, New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663 or the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478
Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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In keeping with Richard’s wishes, there will be no services or calling hours.


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Community Hospice

716 Commercial Ave. SW
New Philadelphia, Ohio 44663
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American Cancer Society

525 N. Broad Street
Canfield, Ohio 44406

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Born: June 30, 1929
Died: April 4, 2017

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Geib Funeral Home & Crematory

On behalf of the Geib Family and Staff, we offer our most sincere sympathy for your loss. We are honored to have been called upon to serve your family.

 

Mick Riley posted on 4/7/17

May our Lord Jesus Christ give you comfort peace and strength in your time of sorrow.

 

Kenny Kohler posted on 4/6/17

Sorry for your loss. I worked with Rich many years ago at Canal Dover Furniture and also helped him with a couple construction projects after work. He was someone I looked up to for advice at work and also in my personal life, My heart aches today for the loss of this great man.

 

The Zumbach Family (neighbors) posted on 4/6/17

So sorry for your lost. Richard was a nice person and neighbor to us. God Bless you.

 

Mark and Cindy Huyghe posted on 4/6/17

So sorry for your loss

 

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