John Bailey | 1948-2013

Published Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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John Bailey

John Bailey

John Bailey, 64, of Bridgeport died at his home Saturday, April 27, 2013.

Memorial service is 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 1, at Jones Family Funeral Home in Bridgeport with pastor Matt Edwards of Faith Community Church in Paradise officiating.

John was born June 5, 1948, in Jacksboro to Clyde and Margie (Reeves) Bailey. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War where, in addition to a Navy Unit Commendation and National Defense Service Medal, he also received a Vietnam Service Medal with two stars and a Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal with device.

He was retired from Peterbilt in Denton. He loved riding his motorcycle, touring Lake Bridgeport in his boat and spending time with family on the weekends. He was always up for having a good time and listening to some good music.

He is survived by his son, Raymond Bailey and wife, Teresa; sisters Barbara Mullins and husband, Kelly, and Terry Warner and husband, Norman; stepbrothers Roy and Travis Provence; grandchildren Casey and Kyle Riggs; aunt Jodie Reeves; and numerous nieces and nephews.

John was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, or the Wise County Veterans Service Office in Decatur at 940-627-2470.

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