Alphonso West Mortuary
4409 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208
(904) 766-9671
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BAILEY M/SGT (ret.) Richard Lee Bailey, age 66, passed away peacefully March 11, 2013. He was a native of Lake City, FL, having resided in Jacksonville most of his life. Mr. Bailey was a member of Moncrief Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of Rev. Quovadis G. Thomas. He served in the U. S. Marines Corps where he rendered 20 years of dedicated service until retiring. He was also employed with Republic National Distributors, as a Supervisor, with over 25 years of service before retiring. Mr. Bailey was predeceased by both of his parents, David Bailey and Mrs. Lucile Goodbread Bailey. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Eartha C. Bailey; sons, Richard L. Bailey, II, Steven L. Bailey and Albert Shuler, III; 8 grandchildren; 4 brothers; 2 sisters; 2 uncles; 2 aunts; 1 sister-in-law; a number of other relatives and friends. FUNERAL SERVICE will be at NOON, Saturday, March 16, 2013 at First Chronicles Baptist Church, Rev. Willie Addison, Jr., Pastor, officiating. Mr. Bailey will rest in the mortuary for visitation Friday from 5 PM until 8 PM (where family will receive friends at 5 PM), and Saturday at the church from 10 AM until the hour of service. Interment will be in Jacksonville National Cemetery on Monday. Friends are asked to assemble at the church under the direction of ALPHONSO WEST MORTUARY, INC., 4409 Soutel Dr., (904) 766-9671. Pleas e Sign the Guestbook @
Published in the Florida Times-Union on Mar. 14, 2013
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