Gerald P. Bailey

November 12, 1940March 30, 2010

Gerald P. Bailey, R Ph, 69 of Belleville, Ill., born Nov. 12, 1940 in Belleville, Ill., passed away March 30, 2010 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, Belleville, Ill. Mr. Bailey was a pharmacist, owner of B & D Inc., and worked at the Fisher Pharmacy located in Cahokia, Ill. He graduated from St. Louis College of Pharmacy in 1963. Gerald was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill., Metro East Pharmacy Association, Gateway East Pharmacy Association, past president and member of the Illinois Pharmacy Association, Illinois Pharmacy Foundation, Board of Directors American Pharmacy CO-OP, APCI, Advisory Board McKesson Pharmaceutical Company, Pre Cana Member for over 20 years and the National Community Pharmacy Association. Gerald was a wonderful husband, father and grandfather. He had a passion and enjoyed traveling, corvettes and deep sea fishing. Gerald loved his family dearly. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends. Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his parents, Truman and Velma Bailey, nee Erlinger; a sister Marilyn Ettling. Surviving is his wife Kathleen V. Bailey, nee Butz whom he married on August 3, 1963 at the St. Louis Cathedral; children, Paul (Ronda) Bailey, John (Debra) Bailey and Amy (Todd) Gladfelter; grandchildren, Austin Bailey, Logan Bailey, Rebecca Bailey, Samantha Bailey, Bailey Gladfelter and Grayson Gladfelter. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions please be made to the Gerald P. Bailey Memorial Scholarship Fund at St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Visitation: Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, April 5, 2010 at the Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. Funeral Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Belleville, Ill. with interment following services at Valhalla Gaerdner Holten Funeral Home, Belleville, Ill. VALHALLA GAERDNER HOLTEN FUNERAL HOME, BELLEVILLE, ILL.


  • Funeral Mass Tuesday, April 6, 2010
  • Visitation Monday, April 5, 2010

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paola lopez vargas

April 6, 2010

Dear Miss Bailey we are all totally in shock ... when you was in cancun he look great ... we will always remember him like that happy , and with such great actittud we will miss his presece we are very sorry and we will send prayers.
Paola L.v * and Memebers services Staff

nazario vazquez

April 6, 2010

im sorry for you loss i do not have words to express my feellings im sure we all going to miss him, we have great moments was a plesure and allways will be to meet Mr Bailey nazario vazquez *naz*

Charlotte Hamm

April 6, 2010

Kathy and family,
Jerry has always been kind and helpful with customers treating most as more than customers and more like friends. He will be missed very much. I'll keep him in all my prayers and will think of him often.

Steve Szewczyk

April 5, 2010

The pharmacy profession has lost a great friend. We have all lost a great friend.
My sincerest thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May in rest in peace. God be with you.
Steve and Kathy Szewczyk

April 5, 2010

"Paul, Ronda, Austin, & Logan, We are so very sorry for your loss. We know your Father, Grandfather, will live forever in your hearts. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always, Love, Joe & Maria Mancuso

Warren Winston

April 5, 2010

Kathy...What a great classmate at STLCOP we have lost. My sincerest thoughts are with you and your family. Respectfully, Warren Winston, RPh

April 5, 2010

May there be comfort in knowing that someone so special like Jerry will never be forgotten.
Wishing you God’s peace.

Club Solaris Staff.

Susan Cornell

April 3, 2010

Dear Kathy and family,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Gerry was simply the best. He will be missed. Please accept our sincere sympathy.

Sue and Dave Cornell
(from IPhA)

Becky Rouch

April 3, 2010

Paul, Rhonda, Austin and Logan,

We are so sorry for your loss. Your dad was a great person with a big heart and will be greatly missed. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Kevin,Becky and Zack Rouch
John and Lynn Hartman

Gail and Dean Newman

April 2, 2010

May the grace of God and His blessings comfort you at this time. You are in our prayers.
Dean and Gail Newman