Dec. 18, 1935 - Dec. 25, 2012
Joel Roy Bailey, 77, passed away Dec. 25, after a long illness at home in Vallejo.
Born in Oil City, PA., he came to CA., in 1963, worked for Southern Pacific Railroad for 35 years, retiring from the railroad in 1998. He came to Vallejo in 1974.
Preceded in death by his father, Clair Bailey and mother, Goldie Bailey of Oil City, PA.; sisters, Leona, Opal; brothers, Robert and James of Oil City, PA.
Survivors include his wife, of 53 1/2 years, Ruth Bailey; daughter, Goldie Genaw; grandson, John (Marie) Bailey; great grandson, John L. Bailey, Jr.; brothers, Clair Bailey, Ralph (Tamra) Bailey, Bryon (Ida) Bailey; sisters, Blanch (Bob) Carr, Bertha Martin, Joann (Ken) Heisler.
There will be no services, at his request. There will be a celebration of life at a later date.