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Stephen L. Bailey


Stephen Leo Bailey, 59, passed away peacefully and surrounded by family on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, after an extended illness.

Stephen was born on Dec. 1, 1956, to Noreita and Alva Ray Bailey in Chillicothe.

He is survived by his mother, Noreita Moore of Waverly; his wife, Brenda Bailey of Circleville; his four children, Stephen (Alysia) Bailey of Circleville, Daniel (Mallory) Bailey of Groveport, Jerry Tipton of Columbus and Christina Tipton of Circleville; and his siblings, Alva W. (Margaret) Bailey of Columbus, Rosanna (Mark) Root of Lithopolis, Marvin (Gina) Bailey of Groveport and Michelle (Kevin) Laverty of Upper Arlington. Stephen is also survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his father, Alva Ray Bailey; and sister, Dondi Hickman.

Visiting hours will be 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at O.R. Woodyard Co., 1346 S. High St., Columbus, where funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 3, 2016.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that you drink a beer and relax in Steve’s honor.

To share memories and condolences, please visit www.orwoodyard.com.

This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal