American Veteran 02

Larry G. Bailey

February 10, 1945 ~ October 3, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old

Larry Bailey Obituary

Larry Gene Bailey, 78, of Dixon, Ohio, passed from death to life at his home on Tuesday, October 3, 2023.

He was born on February 10, 1945, in Delray, Michigan. He was the only child of George Gene Bailey and Mildred (Brown) Bailey. Both parents are deceased. On June 3, 1983, he married Rosalind Ann Fortney who survives.

Larry is also survived by his children: Beth Ann (Bruce) Beach, Mark Walker Bailey (Dana), and Susanne Michelle Underwood; grandchildren, James Quick, Jay Bailey, Scott Bailey, Alexa, Bailey, Tylor Sutliff, and Alyvia Underwood, plus Lucas Underwood all living in Michigan.

Larry graduated from Roosevelt High School and attended Ferris State College. He enlisted in the U.S. Navy and served on the U. S. S. Ranger during the Vietnam Conflict. Upon his return home, he became a Journeyman Pipefitter for Ford Motor Company. Larry formed many friendships during his work life. He retired from Ford after 40 years. He was a member of Disabled American Veterans and V.F.W. of Van Wert and the American Legion of Wyandotte, Michigan.

Larry was a believer in Jesus Christ and had a desire to share Jesus with everyone in his path. He was a member of Woodhaven Bible Church and current member of Grace Bible Church of Van Wert. Larry was an avid motor cycle enthusiast and enjoyed sharing his passion with family and friends.

Larry’s visitation will begin at 10:00 a.m., on Monday, October 9, 2023, at Grace Bible Church 605 Airport Avenue, Van Wert and a service will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Memorials can be given to Grace Bible Church, Van Wert.

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October 9, 2023

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Grace Bible Church
603 Airport Avenue
Van Wert, OH 45891

Funeral Service
October 9, 2023

11:00 AM
Grace Bible Church
603 Airport Avenue
Van Wert, OH 45891


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