Bernard A. Bailey, 90, passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013. Bernard was born August 26, 1922 in New Jersey. He was a devoted husband and father. He served in the Coast Guard and the Mechant Marines from 1942-1945. He is survived by Betty, his loving wife of 68 years, his daughter Donna Fairchild of Franklin, Tennessee, and son, Tom Bailey of Sugar Hill, Georgia. Bernard is also survived by his sister Barbara, five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. He worked for Firestone Tire for 32 years. He retired to Magalia in 1989. He was active for many years as an usher for St. Thomas More Parish in Paradise as well as the Paradise Elks Lodge and the Moose Lodge. Bernard will be remembered as a loving, generous Christian man.
Online condolances can be sent to the family at www.bidwellchapel.com
Published in Paradise Post from Jan. 12 to Feb. 11, 2013