Ray D. Bailey (1939 - 2019)

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  • "Grew up with Ray in Clinton, OK. One of my best friends."
    - Dale Mooore
  • "Dearest Cecilia and family, I am so sorry for the loss..."
    - Christie (Walker) Brown
  • "So sorry for your loss. May the God who binds up the broken..."
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Service Information
Reflections Funerals & Life Celebrations - Albuquerque
2400 Washington St. NE
Albuquerque, NM
Memorial service
Saturday, Jun. 15, 2019
2:00 PM
Valley Christian Church
2850 Gun Club Rd SW
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Ray D. Bailey

January 27, 1939 â€" June 11, 2019

Ray D. Bailey went to be with his Lord and Savior at the age of 80. Ray was a choir and elementary teacher for the Hobbs Municipal Schools for 30 years. He was also involved with Boy Scouts of America for over 50 years, The Gideon Ministry, and sang with the Highland Harmonizers of Albuquerque. Ray is preceded in death by his parents: Vernon and Esther Bailey, son: Ray Daniel Bailey, Jr. four brothers: Stuart, Virgil, Dale, and Jack. Ray is survived by his wife and soul mate of 50 years Cecilia Bailey, son Christopher Todd Bailey, daughter

Danielle Renee McCrary

and son-in-law Lt. Col

Daniel C. McCrary and

grand daughter

Akemi E.

McCrary. Ray's

life will be celebrated with a Memorial on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Valley Christian Church located at 2850 Gun Club Rd SW 87121. In lieu of flowers please donate to Boy Scouts of America at scout.org/donate or The Gideon Ministries at gideons.org/donate. Please visit Ray's online guestbook at


Published in Albuquerque Journal on June 13, 2019
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