NILES - Harry F. Bailey, 88, passed away Monday morning, Jan. 28, 2013, at St. Joseph Health Center in Warren.
Harry was born April 27, 1924, Tallmansville, W.Va., the son of the late Jacob and Hazel Foy Bailey.
Following his graduation from high school, Harry went on to serve the country in the United States Army during World War II, serving in the European Theater of combat operations.
Following his honorable discharge, Harry went on to marry the former Etta "Katie" Poling on June 16, 1946, and with her shared more than 64 years of marriage before her passing.
Harry retired as an inspector from GM Lordstown in 1986 with more than 20 years of service. In his free time, he enjoyed watching Cleveland Indians baseball and spending time with his family.
He will be dearly missed by his loving daughter, Deborah K. Flenner of Niles; four grandchildren, Michael and Derek Krummel, Michele Agosta and Kyle Bailey; four great-grandchildren, Kayla, Liam, Hunter and Sophia; and his three brothers, Tom, Bob and Earl Bailey.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Katie, on Dec. 13, 2010; his son, Philip H. Bailey; a daughter, Karen Ann Bailey; and by two sisters and five brothers.
Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Niles Chapel of Lane Family Funeral Homes.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home in Buckhannon, W.Va., where family and friends may visit for one hour prior to the funeral service.
Burial will take place in Bailey Cemetery in Buckhannon, where military honors will be observed.
Contributions in Harry's memory can be made to either the American Lung Association or to the Alzheimer's Association.
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