CANTON, Mo. -- Richard L. Baily, 68, of Canton, died Nov. 3, 2013, in the Lewis County Nursing Home in Canton.
A son of Lawrence C. and Louise Wilson, Mr. Baily was born Oct. 12, 1945, in Quincy, Ill.
Richard graduated from Canton High School in 1963 and majored in art at Kirksville State Teachers College and Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill.
He was an accomplished artist, restored automobiles, was an ardent student of World War II and of the history of railroads in Northeast Missouri, and an avid reader.
Rich is survived by his sister, Diane Baily Carlstone and husband, Larry, of Cedar Falls, Iowa; nephews, Spencer Carlstone and wife, Amanda, and children, Callie, Tatum, Lindley, Amelia, Sibley and Palmer Carlstone of Pella, Iowa, and Reed Carlstone and wife, Whitney, and sons, Strohm and Shepherd Carlstone of Plano, Texas; Uncle Stanley Wilson and wife, Kay, of Canton; and several cousins.
He is preceded in death by his parents; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. O.S. Wilson and Mr. and Mrs. C.V. Baily; and aunts, Doris Wilson, Miriam Baily Bell and Cena Baily Bleigh.
SERVICES: 1 p.m. Saturday in the Davis Funeral Home, Canton. Burial will follow in Forest Grove Cemetery, Canton.
VISITATION: 4 to 7 p.m. Friday in the Davis Funeral Home, Canton.
MEMORIALS: Canton Art Council.