RANDOLPH - Shawn E. Bailey, 36, of Williams Street, passed away suddenly Saturday (Sept. 7, 2013) at home of an unknown cause.
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He was born Sept. 6, 1977, in Jamestown, the son of the late William F. Bailey Sr. and mother Sharon L. Frank Waite of West Valley.
Mr. Bailey was a 1997 graduate of Randolph Central School and was employed by MATCO Tool in Lakewood. He worked previously for Beavers Dairy Farm in Randolph.
Shawn was a member of the Randolph Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge 2273. He also enjoyed working on cars, hunting and spending time with his family. He was also a huge fan of the Buffalo Bills.
He is survived by his mother, Sharon Waite and her husband, Bob, of West Valley; his wife, Kimberly L. Oakes, whom he married Dec. 9, 2006, in Randolph; a son, Shawn Roberts-Bailey of Randolph; a stepson, Daniel David Ruehl Jr. of South Dayton; a daughter, Shari Lee Bailey of Randolph; a brother, Michael Bailey of Cheektowaga; a stepsister, Robin Jablonski of Holland; maternal grandmother, Charlotte Shields of Randolph; and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, William F. Bailey Sr., on Feb. 23, 2001; and a brother, William F. Bailey Jr., on Aug. 17, 1982.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home, 14 Church St., Randolph, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Friday (Sept. 13, 2013). Elder Paul Gebhard will officiate. Inurnment will be in the Randolph Cemetery.
To leave a condolence, log on to www.vanrensselaerandsonfuneralhome.com.
Published in The Olean Times Herald on Sept. 10, 2013