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Rick D. Bailey
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Birth: Jun. 30, 1964
South Bend
St. Joseph County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 6, 2012
La Porte
La Porte County
Indiana, USA

Rick D. Bailey, 48, of La Porte, passed away peacefully at 3:26 p.m., Thursday, December 6, 2012 at IU Health La Porte Hospital.

Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory is caring for the arrangements.

He was born June 30, 1964 in South Bend, IN to Ollie James and Lola June (Blackburn) Bailey.

Mr. Bailey was the owner and operator of Bailey's Excavating. Rick loved antique cars and anything with diesel smoke. He will forever be loved, missed and remembered by all who knew him.

On March 21, 1982 in La Porte, IN, he married Brenda J. Wireman, who survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Richard Bailey of Midland, PA and Jason Bailey of Indianapolis, IN; one grand-daughter, Leah Yaw; three brothers, Tom Plotner of Nipoma, CA, James Plotner and John Bailey, both of La Porte; three sisters, Dorothy Biller and Lois Kay Plotner, both of Michigan City and Loretta (Steve) King of La Porte.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ollie James Bailey; one brother, Robert Plotner; and two sisters, Barbara Plotner and Mary Sparks.

A funeral service celebrating his life will be held at 5 p.m., Tuesday, December 11, 2012 at Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Road, La Porte, IN (219) 362-3100 with Pastor Ernie Milton officiating. A visitation and viewing will be held from 4 p.m. until time of service, Tuesday at the funeral home. Cremation will take place following services.

Please send condolences to the family at

Memorial contributions may be made to the family c/o Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Road, La Porte, IN, 46350.

Brother Robert Lee Plotner
Sister Barbara S. Plotner Menzi
Sister Mary Ann Plotner Sparks

Family links: 
  Ollie J. Bailey (1929 - 2009)
  Brenda Jean Wireman Bailey (1962 - 2013)
Cremated, Other.
Created by: Myra IV
Record added: Dec 07, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 101872265
Rick D. Bailey
Added by: Myra IV
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Rest in eternal peace
- Myra IV
 Added: Dec. 7, 2012

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