|Birth: ||Jun. 6, 1920|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 7, 2009|
The Daily Progress - Charlottesville, VA
Tuesday, 09 Jun 2009
Bernard H. Bailey Jr.
Bernard Bailey passed away on Sunday, June 7, 2009 in his home in Afton, Virginia, one day after his 89th birthday.
He was born June 6, 1920, in Brooklyn, New York, the son of Bernard H. Sr. and Beatrice (Phinney) Bailey.
He graduated from Oberlin College in Ohio in 1942, with a degree in chemical engineering. He met his wife, Ruth, while attending college. They married in 1944 and had four children. He spent the majority of his career as a sales representative and vice president in charge of sales for Magnus Chemical Company and more recently, was the co-owner of the Peddler's Shop in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Charlottesville, Virginia. They were active in Trinity Presbyterian Church, volunteering in the nursery for 20 years. He will be remembered for his intellectual curiosity and marvelous sense of humor.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children, Norma Brandsberg and her husband, Tim, of Goode, Nancy Donnelly of Afton, Donald Bailey and his wife, Lynn, of Afton, and Barbara Bailey of Richmond; a sister, Eleanor Whipple of Lyndonville, New York; seven grandchildren, Jennifer Brandsberg-Engelman, Eric Brandsberg, Laura Morgan, Michelle Patterson, Jody Bailey, Jason Bailey and Jeremy Bailey; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3101 Fontaine Avenue Extended, Charlottesville, 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 10, 2009.
In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.
Bear Funeral Home of Churchville is serving the family.
Ruth Lillian Fischer Bailey (1924 - 2013)
Old City Cemetery
Plot: Scatter Garden
Created by: Laurie Goodman Lenz
Record added: Aug 10, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 115254353