Michael B. Bailey

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  • "Mikey always happy and friendly.You are so missed. Eddie..."
    - Elizabeth Fournier
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    - Pennie Gibson Dewart
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OKEECHOBEE - Michael B. Bailey (formerly of Zanesville, Ohio) passed away on Feb. 20, 2018 at 1:32 a.m. in Crystal Lake, Ill. at the home of his sons after a courageous six month battle with cancer.
He was born Oct. 7, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio to Beverly Brown of Zanesville, Ohio and John Bailey of St. Lucie West, Fla.
He is survived by his parents; sons, John (Mary) Bailey and David (Claire) Bailey; grandson, Jack Bailey, former wife Brenda Bailey; his siblings, Tina (Matt) Moretti, Susie (Todd) Dee, and Diane Stump; his nephews, Shawn (Stephanie) Bailey, Donnie Moretti; niece, Megan (Josiah) Beers; and several nieces and nephews. Best friends Sylvia and Hank Evans and Michael Dudek; and a host of family and friends whom he cherished.
Preceded in death by paternal and maternal grandparents; an aunt' and his beloved pets, Scooter and Bart.
Mike was an avid reader, fisherman, pool player and RV traveler. He was a huge fan of the Cincinnati Reds, Ohio State Buckeyes. He had a great sense of humor, a wonderful smile, was generous and always quick to lend a hand.
No services will be held at this time. A memorial service will be held at a later date.
Donations in memory of Mike to Hamrick House Hospice of Okeechobee, 411 SE 4th St., Okeechobee, FL 34974.

Published in NewsZapFL on Feb. 28, 2018