OBITUARY

Robert Charles Bailey

March 22, 1953December 20, 2012

ROBERT CHARLES BAILEY was born on March 22nd, 1953 in Baytown to Robert Edward and Dorothy Louise Lund Bailey. He went home to be with his Lord Jesus on December 20th, 2012 after a long illness. He is survived by his parents, his beloved wife Rebecca Beth Bailey of Baytown, daughter Spring del Pino and son-in-law Eddie of Kingwood, son Kyle Bailey and daughter-in-law Grace of Baytown, step-son Shaffer Stephenson and daughter-in-law Kim, step-son Joseph Stephenson and daughter-in-law Amy, and grandchildren Aidan and Andrew del Pino, Staci Bailey, and Bailey, Brittney, and Natalee Stephenson. He is also survived by his sister Karen Harrison and brother-in-law David of Italy, Texas, and sister Debbie Marshall of Baytown. Robert graduated from the Singapore American School (highschool) in 1971 and attended Lee College in Baytown. He joined Exxon and was employed there for many years until his retirement in 2012. He married Rebecca Stephenson on September 19, 1997 and they lived in Baytown. Recently they began their retirement journey which included several trips in their RV and planning a retirement home in Brazoria County. Robert was actively involved at Alliance Bible Church in Baytown along with his wife until he was unable to attend due to health issues. He especially looked forward to his weekly men’s Bible study group. He loved learning and growing spiritually with men who shared his Christian commitment. He also thoroughly enjoyed music and was very happy singing and playing his guitar. Another favorite pastime was playing baseball with a team of men who meant a lot to him. Robert loved being with people. He had a knack for spreading smiles and laughter, and he was happiest when he could interact with others. He leaves behind a legacy of many happy memories and special relationships. Visitation was held from 6:00 to 8:00pm on Saturday, December 22nd at Earthman Funeral Home. The family invites friends to join them for a Celebration of Life on Sunday, December 23rd at Earthman Funeral Home, 3919 Garth Road, Baytown, Texas, at 2:00pm with Pastor Dave Young officiating. Internment will be held at 10:00am on Monday, December 24th at Sterling-White Cemetery, 11011 Crosby Lynchburg Road, Highlands, Texas. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests donations to the American Cancer Society or to the Men’s Ministry at Alliance Bible Church, 302 West Cedar Bayou Lynchburg Rd, Baytown, Texas, 77521. Funeral Services where done by Earthman Funeral of Baytown, TX. To View the online obituary and post a tribute for the family you can visit www.earthmanbaytown.com.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, December 22, 2012
  • Funeral Service Sunday, December 23, 2012
  • Interment Monday, December 24, 2012
REMEMBERING

Robert Charles Bailey

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Lloyd Herrera

December 30, 2012

Condolences and prayers to the family. I worked with Bob for many years. Enjoyed his wry sense of humor and straight talk. RIP Bob.

Frank Butcher

December 27, 2012

I played senior softball with Bob. He may not have been the most talented softball player, but nobody was a better teammate. Bob always had a smile on his face, never complained, never had an unkind word to say about anyone, and always played his best. We will all miss him.

Lauri Smith

December 26, 2012

Becky I am so glad that God added you to our family. And while I know this is a time of sadness, may you always be reminded of the blessed assurance that Robert is with Jesus. I know Mom was so happy to see him when he arrived - what a reunion!! I see her showing Robert around and proudly introducing him everywhere. :-)
Love you and continued prayers.

Gene French

December 25, 2012

My condolences to the family and my God give you comfort and peace.
Bob always had an uplifting spirit about him that made him a pleasure to be around. We will certainly miss him at the softball fields.
Gene French

Kim Stephenson

December 23, 2012

Robert, we will miss you very much! We will forever be grateful for the love that you gave us. You were a very good grandpa to Bailey and Brittney. We will forever hold the good memories that you left with us. We love you! Rest in peace!

Rebecca Bailey

December 23, 2012

Robert, you are so loved by your family, friends, church brothers and sisters, coworkers and ball team. What a tremendous comfort you have provided for me through them.The peaceful love of the Lord surrounded us last night as we gathered to remember you. I love you and will miss you so.

Ron & Dorothy Michels

December 23, 2012

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

Andy Crawford

December 22, 2012

Bob was a good friend, had a great disposition and loved the Lord. I always appreciated his attitude, kindness, and friendship. My heart goes out to his family, I have kept you in prayer. Bob will be missed but know he now sits at the right hand of God and is in total peace. It will be just a few moments before I will see my friend again.

Scott Horton

December 22, 2012

Selamat malam Robert. Sleep well.

Alvin Sneed

December 22, 2012

My thoughts and prayers are with the family. Bob and I played softball together for a couple of years and he was always a good sportsman. Bob had a great attitude, he will be missed.