|Birth: ||May 21, 1901|
|Death: ||Jul. 14, 1984|
Published in The Rochester Sentinel
Tuesday, July 17, 1984
Private graveside services were held this morning at the I.O.O.F. cemetery for Elliott "Bill" BAILEY, 83, 609 Jefferson St., who died Saturday at 10:20 p.m. in Woodlawn hospital after an extended illness.
The Rev. Russell WILBUR officiated a rites and Zimmerman Brothers Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Memorials may be made to the donor's favorite charity.
A native of this city, Mr. Bailey was born May 21, 1901, the son of Stilla and Essa MYERS BAILEY, his father having served as Fulton County sheriff. Except for a few years' employment as a sales representative in South Bend, he had spent his life in the Rochester community.
Mr. Bailey had operated a duckpin bowling alley at 602 Main St., where Davis Plmbing and Heating now is located, and later owned the Tom Thumb restaurant at 716 Main St., now the location of Fashion Crossroads. He was associated with Bailey's Hardware until retirement. He was a member of the Grace United Methodist Church.
His first marriage was to Frances McINTYRE, who died in 1936. His second marriage was May 21, 1942, in Decatur, Ill., to Belle RAYMER, who survives.
Also surviving are a brother, Byron BAILEY, Rochester, and a granddaughter, Mrs. Jarod (Vicki) FLORIAN, Cleveland, Ohio. Preceding in death were a son, Elliott Lear BAILEY, on July 15, 1969; three sistrs, Margaret SHAFER, Louise TAYLOR and Helen WAGONER, and a brother, Max BAILEY.
Fulton County Indiana Obituaries - 1984
by Jean C. and Wendell C. Tombaugh
Stilla P Bailey (1858 - 1923)
Essie Indianola Myers Bailey (1868 - 1963)
C Frances McIntyre Bailey (1900 - 1936)
Clarabelle Raymer Bailey (1915 - 1994)
Elliott Lear Bailey (1926 - 1969)*
Max P Bailey (1889 - 1969)*
Helen Bailey Wagoner (1891 - 1916)*
Margaret B Bailey Shafer (1892 - 1981)*
Louise B. Bailey Taylor (1896 - 1965)*
Elliott M Bailey (1901 - 1984)
Byron R Bailey (1904 - 1985)*
Rochester IOOF Cemetery
Plot: Section 12, Row 4
Created by: April Gross
Record added: May 18, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37240200