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Francis E. Bailey

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Francis E. Bailey Obituary
Bailey, Francis E.
March 31, 1934 - Aug 31, 2018
Francis E. Bailey (Babe) passed away August 31, 2018 in Sarasota,FL.
He was born March 31, 1934 in Danbury, CT. After attending schools in CT and FL, he enlisted in the US Army. He trained at Ft.Benning, GA and became a parachutist. He was stationed in Japan and Korea. He recieved medals for Korean service, W/L Bronze star, UN Nat. Defense, Service medal CIB. He also taught heavy weaponry.
After military service,he was employed with Western Connecticut State University,where he retired aftee 20 years as maintenance supervisor and property manager. He recieved many awards and accolades.
Francis is survived by his wife Beverly,his son Eric and daughter-in-law Patty, stepson Virgil Salter and stepdaughter Teresa Salter, stepdaughters Jennifer and Jocelyn Hollister, granddaughter Shannon Bailey, stepdaughter Madison Hollister and stepgrandsons Avery Savage and Colin Hollister.
Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Nov.1st at the National Cemetery on Clark Rd.,Sarasota,FL. with Pastor Dana E. Goude officiating.
Toale Brothers Funeral Homes are in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Herald Tribune from Oct. 5 to Oct. 7, 2018
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