Mr. Richard Bailey, age 66, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. He was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Hacoda, Ala., to Fallie and Clara Hendricks Bailey.
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Mr. Bailey was a resident of Walton County. He worked as a supervisor with Regional Utilities for over 10 years. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, camping and spending time with his family. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He always helped those in need and enjoyed sharing with others.
Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his parents; three brothers, Buford Bailey, Willie J. Bailey and James Bailey; and four sisters, Cleonia Howze, Myrtle Day, Frances Smith and Ruby Jean Heck.
Mr. Bailey is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Cheryl Rushing Bailey of Euchee Valley; one son, Rodney Richard Bailey and wife, Heather, of Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.; one daughter, Melissa Webster and husband, Larry, of DeFuniak Springs, Fla.; three brothers, Junior Lee Bailey and wife, Pinky, of Euchee Valley, Marvin Bailey and wife, Mag, of Choctaw Beach, Fla., and Ammie Lee Bailey and wife, Jeanette, of LaGrange, Ga.; two sisters, Mary Lois Sowell and husband, Lavon, of West Bay, Fla., and Lucy Mae Wood and Talmadge of Darlington, Fla.; and two granddaughters, Kaitlyn Bailey and Candace Webster.
Visitation services will be held 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel; 230 Park Ave., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435.
Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 4, 2013, at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel; 230 Park Ave., DeFuniak Springs, FL 32435, with the Rev. Mike McVay officiating.
Burial will follow in the Euchee Valley Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jasper Bailey, Tony Bailey, Tim Bailey, Wayne Rushing, Joy Sowell and Jajuan Griggs.
Floral arrangements are being accepted.
You may go online to view obituaries, offer condolences and sign guest book at www.clary-glenn.com.
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home - Defuniak Springs
230 Park Ave.
Defuniak Springs, FL 32435
Published Online in Northwest Florida Daily News on Oct. 3, 2013