He was born March 13, 1938 in Oberlin, Ohio, a son of the late Floyd A. and Treva J. Rosecrans Bailey.
Ron was retired from LTV Steel as a foreman of tractor maintenance. He enjoyed bluegrass music, television westerns, fishing, gardening and spending time with his grandkids. He was a former member of the Belpre Lions Club and the Antique Tractor Association.
He is survived by his wife, Sharon D. Adams Bailey; a daughter, Stacie L. Matthews, of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; three sons, Christopher A. Bailey (Tammie) of Elyria, Ohio, Randy C. Bailey (Gerri) of Belpre, Ohio and Matthew A. Bailey of Elyria, Ohio; eleven grandchildren: fifteen great-grandchildren; a sister, Janice McConeghy, of Cropwell, Ala.; and a brother, Larry Bailey, of Oberlin, Ohio.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Stump.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 21, 2013 at the Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 1305 Washington Boulevard, Belpre, Ohio with Pastor Denise Humphries officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 – 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.
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