|Birth: ||Nov. 19, 1922|
|Death: ||Feb. 8, 2011|
Lester A. Bailey, 88, of Kempton, PA, passed away on Feb. 8, 2011 in his residence. He was preceeded in death by his wife Sarah A. (Bleiler) Bailey in Nov. 23, 2009.
He was born in Albany Township, a son of the late: Howard and Minnie (Berk) Bailey. He was the former owner of the Bailey Lumber Co. of Kempton, Pa from 1940 to retiring in 2002. He was also a self employed farmer in Albany Twsp.
Lester was a member of the New Bethel Lutheran Church, Kempton, Pa. where he served a a former councilman and cemetery board member. He also formerly sang on the church choir and the New Bethel Male Chorus. Lester was a 1940 graduate of Slatington High School. He was a charter member and past president of the Kempton Lions Club and a co-founder of the Kempton Boy Scout Troop # 104. He was also served on the former Albany Twsp..Elementary School Building Authority.
Survivors a daughter, a granddaughter, three grandsons, and six great-grandchildren.
He was also predeceased by two brothers Harold and Norman Bailey; and a sister Evelyn Lutz. Services: A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, Feb. 13, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the New Bethel Lutheran Church, 135 New Bethel Church Road, Kempton, Pa. 19529. A Calling hour will begin at 1 p.m. Rev. David W. Blitch will officiate. Interment will be held at the convenience of the family in the adjoining cemetery.
Published in Morning Call on February 9, 2011
Sarah A. Bleiler Bailey (1922 - 2009)*
New Bethel Union Cemetery
Created by: Alfred Greenawalt
Record added: Feb 10, 2011
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