Terry Lee Bailey

Born: Fri., May 23, 1952
Died: Sat., Sep. 26, 2015


Graveside Service

2:00 PM Thu., Oct. 01, 2015
Location: Oblong Cemetery


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TERRY LEE BAILEY, AGE 63

Terry Bailey, age 63, Oblong, IL passed away at 9:32 AM Saturday September 26, 2015 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, IN.

Terry was born on May 23, 1952 in Effingham, IL and was the son of Hanzel Bailey and Barbara
Jean (Ellis) Bailey. On May 1, 1992 he married Barbara Jene Sanders.

Terry retired from Victor Dana in 2014 after working there for 41 years. Terry started in 1973 in the Mill Room for 19 years and was working in the Gasket Store when he retired. Terry was a member of the Newton High School Class of 1970 and had been a member of one of the Oblong CB Clubs. Terry collected all kinds of Camel cigarette items and Zippo lighters. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially enjoyed the time he spent at the cabin that he and Barb had.

Terry is survived by his wife Barb Bailey of Oblong, IL; daughter and son-in-law LeeAnn and Mike Rosborough, Hardinville, IL; four grandchildren Megan, Alyssa and Ian Rosborough all of Hardinville, IL and Ruslan Batman, Madison, IN; sister and brother-in-law Beverly and Wayne Bower, Wheeler, IL; step-daughter Delberta Batman, Madison, IN; step-brothers David and Beverley Hess, Effingham, IL; Steve and Penny Hess, Neoga, IL and William “Willy” Hess, Effingham, IL; step-sisters Nellie and Greg Riffle, Joliet, IL and Patricia and Tommy Long, Trezevant, TN; also surviving are several Aunts, Uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Terry is preceded in death by his parents Hanzel Bailey and Barbara J. Bailey Hess.

A casual gathering of friends and family will be held at 2:00pm Thursday October 1, 2015 at Oblong Cemetery with a short service by Bro. Dee Wolfe. There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers the family request that an expression of sympathy may take the form of a contribution to the Crawford County Humane Society with envelopes at the cemetery of may be mailed to Pulliam Funeral Home P.O. Box 121 Oblong, IL 62449.

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Marsha Pettigrew
   Posted Mon September 28, 2015
So sorry for your loss, he will be greatly missed and I enjoyed working with him all the years at victor dana.

Donna Wright
   Posted Wed September 30, 2015
Barb, Terry almost always had a smile on his face. He was fun to work with and fun to be around. He visited with Dave when Dave was down and Terry brought him up with talk of their common interests. And Terry always brought a jar of hot mustard!. I know, for you, Terry will be absent, but always dear!

John & Ingrid Monk
   Posted Thu October 01, 2015
We are so sorry to hear of Terry's passing, we worked with Terry many years ago in the Mill room, he was always a joy to be around.

Vivian Reinbold
   Posted Fri October 02, 2015
I'll always have good memories of working at Dana with Terry, he had a soft heart, soft spoken, and never wanted any attention but was always there to help in any way he could. My thoughts and prayers are with his family, remembering a great guy.

Tammy (Hinterscher) Jaben
   Posted Sun October 04, 2015
Barb and Delberta - So sorry to hear about Terry. You guys are in my thoughts and prayers. Tammy


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