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Joseph E. Bailey

Germantown, TN

Joseph E. Bailey, 88, of Germantown, TN, passed away on Friday, June 30, 2017. He started working for Illinois Central Gulf Railroad when he was 14 years old. Mr. Bailey retired as a conductor after 45 years of dedicated service. He was a graduate of Southside High School class of 1948 and was a member of Germantown United Methodist Church. Mr. Bailey was a lifetime member of Unity #95 Masonic Lodge and also involved as a Shriner. Mr. Bailey was known as Papaw by the people who knew and loved him. He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Jo Ann Bailey, their daughter, Vicki Bintz (Mark), and one granddaughter, Joanna Bintz. The visitation will be held from 1:30 p.m. until the service time at 2:30 p.m., Wednesday, July 5, at Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery. Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. The family request memorial donations can be made to .
Published in The Commercial Appeal on July 4, 2017
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