|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1930|
|Death: ||Sep. 22, 2006|
Francis Andrew Bailey, 76, of Idaho Falls, died Sept. 22, 2006, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center from a prolonged heart condition and complications of a stroke.
He was born Aug. 25, 1930, in Ammon to Jesse Henry Bailey and Mercy Miranda Campbell Bailey. The family spent six months out of each year ranching cattle and sheep in the mountains east of Idaho Falls. He attended Ammon Elementary and graduated from Ammon High
School. He then attended carpentry trade school, which enabled him to work in carpentry and to build his own home. He served four years in the U.S. Army as a specialist during the occupation of Germany.
On Oct. 8, 1957, he married Carol Weekes in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. She died April 11, 1998.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, serving in various positions. He worked as a carpenter and enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, hunting, camping, watching sports and was an avid gardener.
Survivors include his children, Francis Kim (Bonnie) Bailey and Kerry Lynn (Rachelle) Bailey, both of Idaho Falls, Kyle J. (Grace) Bailey of Norfolk, Va., and Tammera Lee (Ken) Sipe of St. Charles, Mo.; siblings, Orland Bailey of Ammon and Cora Pugh of Provo, Utah; 22 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Carol; brothers, Theodore, Harvey and Orval; and sisters, Thelma, Thula, Thora, Marjorie, Eva and Vivian.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2006, at the Taylor Mountain LDS Stake Center, 260 Castlerock Lane, with Bishop Kevin Killpack officiating. The family will visit with friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wood Funeral Home, 273 N. Ridge Ave., and for one hour Wednesday before services at the church. Burial will be in Fielding Memorial Park, where Military Rites will be performed by the Bonneville County Veterans Team. Services are under the direction of Wood Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.woodfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Post Register September 24, 2006.
Jesse Henry Bailey (1885 - 1961)
Mercy Maranda Campbell Bailey (1890 - 1964)
Carol Weekes Bailey (1934 - 1998)
Thelma Bailey Mitchell (1907 - 1978)*
Thula Marie Bailey Rosen (1909 - 1984)*
Theodore Jesse Bailey (1911 - 1982)*
Thora Mercy Bailey Smith (1913 - 1987)*
Harvey Cato Bailey (1914 - 1915)*
Cora Theda Bailey Pugh (1915 - 2007)*
Marjorie Bailey Reeder (1918 - 1991)*
Eva Bailey McNamara (1920 - 1976)*
Orval Bailey (1922 - 1987)*
Vivian Bailey Bateman (1925 - 2006)*
Francis Andrew Bailey (1930 - 2006)
Fielding Memorial Park Cemetery
Created by: Eileen Lentz
Record added: Apr 24, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19083415