Mr. Richard Bailey, 66, passed away Oct. 1, 2013. He was born Nov. 14, 1946, in Hacoda, Ala., to Fallie and Clara Hendricks Bailey.
Mr. Bailey was a resident of Walton County. He worked as a supervisor with Regional Utilities for more than 10 years. He enjoyed fishing, woodworking, camping and spending time with his family. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather. He always helped those in need and enjoyed sharing with others.
Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Buford Bailey, Willie J. Bailey and James Bailey, and sisters, Cleonia Howze, Myrtle Day, Frances Smith and Ruby Jean Heck.
Mr. Bailey is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Cheryl Rushing Bailey of Euchee Valley; son, Rodney Richard Bailey and wife Heather of Santa Rosa Beach; daughter, Melissa Webster and husband Larry of DeFuniak Springs; brothers, Junior Lee Bailey and wife Pinky of Euchee Valley, Marvin Bailey and wife Mag of Choctaw Beach, Florida and Ammie Lee Bailey and wife Jeanette of LaGrange, Ga.; sisters, Mary Lois Sowell and husband Lavon of West Bay, Fla., and Lucy Mae Wood and Talmadge of Darlington, Fla.; and granddaughters, Kaitlyn Bailey and Candace Webster.
Visitation services will be held from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 3 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel, 230 Park Ave. in DeFuniak Springs.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 4 at Clary-Glenn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Mike McVay officiating.
Burial will follow in the Euchee Valley Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Jasper Bailey, Tony Bailey, Tim Bailey, Wayne Rushing, Joy Sowell and Jajuan Griggs.
Floral arrangements are being accepted.
Clary-Glenn Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements.