BAILIE, David E., 78 of Lake Placid, Florida, died Monday evening March 11, 2013, in the Florida Hospital in Sebring. David was a native of Pa., born November 23, 1934, in Wilkensburg. He was the son of Ms. Florence and William Bailie. David entered into the US Air Force after high school. Upon completion of his military commitment he started a career in the roofing business in 1967, going to work for Kopper's Roofing Company in Pittsburgh through 1983. David ventured out on his own in 1983 and founded RISCO, a roofing inspection company. He worked until retiring in 2001. David and his wife had been part time residents of Lake Placid from 1998 through 2001, making themselves full time residents thereafter. David was a Baptist by faith. He was a member of the Lake Placid Masonic Lodge, Shriner's, Elks, Audubon Society, and Big Brothers. David is survived by his loving wife, Laura L. (Starkey); children, Laura Vaccarello, Lake Placid, Linda Culpepper (Micheal), Laingsburg, Mich, David (Amy), Gibsonia, Pa, Daniel, Pittsburgh, Pa.; sister, Ryland, St. Pete; 8 grandchildren and he was blessed with 3 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his siblings, Genevieve, Evelyn, William, Honey, and Paul. In celebration of David's life a memorial services with military honors will begin at 1:00 p.m. Monday, March 18 at the Tropical Harbor Mobile Home Estates Clubhouse. Pastor Kevin Ahrens will celebrate. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Audubon Society. Memorial arrangements are under the loving devotion of: Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home 404 Plaza Avenue Lake Placid, Florida 33852 863-465-9997

Funeral Home

Michael A. Brochetti Funeral Home
404 Plaza Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852
(863) 465-9997

Published in TBO.com on Mar. 15, 2013