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Richard J. Bailey

April 26, 1959 ~ August 10, 2020 (age 61)

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Richard J. ‘Rich’ Bailey, 61, of Toronto, OH, passed away unexpectedly Monday, August 10, 2020 at his home.


Rich was born April 26, 1959 in Queens, NY, son of the late Richard Bailey and Marilyn (Durisen) McAuliffe, who survives.


He was a master craftsman working with Chestnut Construction for over 20 years. Rich was also a member of the Harley-Davidson Owners Group ‘HOG’.


In addition to his father, Rich was preceded in death by his brother, Kenny Bailey.


Rich leaves behind his mother, Marilyn, of NY; his wife, Della (Keeder) Bailey whom he married July 4, 2001; his son, Richard (Matt) Bailey of Denver, CO; his step-sons, Steve (Holly) Virtue of Jeromesville, OH and Victor (Shannon) Virtue of Columbus, OH; his step-daughter, Michelle (Bret) Gaumer of Hammondsville, OH; his sister, Ellen Bailey of NY; three brothers, Phil and Thomas Bailey of NY and Brian Bailey of FL. Rich is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.


Rich’s wishes were to be cremated with no services observed. His arrangements and cremation are in the care of the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH.



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