Joe A. Bailey

Bailey, Joe A.

Rochester: December 22, 2013. Predeceased by his mother, Jewell Frederick, aunt & uncle, Ray & Pauline Cox. Survived by his wife, Caroline Bailey, cousins, Paula (Ed) Hudson of TX, Linda Asbill of TX; sister-in-law, Cecile Tarantino; also nieces & nephews. Joe served in the US Army received his Doctorate from the Univ. of Texas at Austin, & was an Eastman Kodak Co. (MEC) retiree. A published author of a classic book ("Glass, Brass & Chrome") on 35mm photography, prolific writer of multiple books & articles; handyman extraordinaire, consummate collector, & fond of all things "Disney". Joe had a sign in his garage that read, "If we don't have it, you don't need it."

Please join the family to share memories on THURSDAY from 2-5 PM at Crawford Funeral Home (495 N. Winton Rd., between Browncroft & Humboldt). Funeral Mass FRIDAY at 10 AM at St. Thomas More Church. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Please consider honoring Joe with a donation to The Memory Care Unit at The Friendly Home (3156 East Ave., 14618) or The (435 E. Henrietta Rd., 14623). Online Condolences welcomed at:



Funeral Home

Crawford Funeral Home Inc.
495 N Winton Rd Rochester, NY 14610

Published in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle from Dec. 25 to Dec. 26, 2013