OBITUARY

Harold Elbert Bailey

June 3, 1923September 29, 2015

Harold E. Bailey of Richmond, Virginia went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, September 29 at the age of 92. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan D. Bailey and by his Grandson, Adam J. Newsome. He is survived by his wife, Marcelle (Marcie) Bailey; daughter, Barbara Kay and her husband Rob Lockridge; granddaughter Rachael Newsome Fulop; and her husband Will; grandson, Josh Lockridge and his wife, Mandie, and great grandson, Hunter Fulop. Harold was born on June 3, 1923 in Cherokee County, North Carolina, the son of Clayton C. and Mary V. Bailey. He served in the Navy on the destroyer, the USS Hudson, during World War II and was employed by the Naval Air Rework Facility in Norfolk, Virginia for 28 years, retiring in 1979 as a Toolmaker General Foreman. Following retirement, He and Marcie moved from Virginia Beach to North Ft. Myers, Florida where they lived for 20 years before returning to Richmond to be closer to family. Harold was dedicated and hardworking for Christ and his family and church. He was a devoted, loving husband and father and a kind gentleman. He will be missed and his memory cherished by all who knew him. The funeral service will be held at 2:00 on Saturday, October 10, at First Baptist Church, 800 Thompson Street, Ashland, VA. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to Disabled American Veterans (DAV) Memorial Program, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

Services

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 10, 2015

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, October 10, 2015

Memories

Harold Elbert Bailey

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October 2, 2015

Dear Barbara. I am so sorry for the loss of your father. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May God's Grace and the many wonderful memories shared, help you this difficult time. Love, Betty Horne.

October 2, 2015

Barbara- I am sorry for your loss, but your father had a wonderful life. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Bill Chowning

Bernie Henderson

September 30, 2015

As President of Woody Funeral Home, I extend our deepest sympathy from all our staff for your loss. We are committed to providing the utmost care to you at this time and throughout the days to come. Our purpose is to assist and serve you in a manner that exceeds your expectations. We pledge to strive to merit the trust you have reposed in us.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY