Robert Marion “Bob” Bailey, 94, formerly of Zionsville, Indiana, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020 at Homewood Health Campus in Lebanon. He was born in Sheridan, Indiana on August 23, 1925; a son of the late Raymond and Frances A. (Marlow) Bailey.
He was a 1943 graduate of Sheridan High School.
On February 20, 1949, he was married to Frances Roselyn (Huffman) Bailey in Lebanon. She preceded him in death on June 15, 2008.
A native of Boone County, Bob farmed grain and livestock for many years in the Zionsville area. He attended Grace Baptist Church in Lebanon.
Bob was a devoted husband, father, and grandfather. He enjoyed living and working on the farm, had a love for Percheron draft horses, and just being with family.
Survivors include, two children, Charles “Chuck” (Janice) Bailey of Westfield and Roberta (Ken) Curtis of Zionsville; six grandchildren, Nicholas Curtis and fiancée, Electra McClaine, Kris (Tim) Mally, Amy Callahan, Beth Rinkus, Bobby (Michelle) Huffman, and Desiree Curtis; two great grandchildren, Will Mally and Sabrina Mally; brothers, Richard “Dick” (Jackie) Bailey of Tennessee and Kenny (Sue) Bailey of Dover; and sister, Louetta Howe of Mechanicsburg.
In addition to his parents and wife, Bob was preceded in death by a son, Michael E. Huffman; two brothers, Tom Bailey and Sam Bailey; and a brother-in-law, Bob Howe.
Private Family Graveside Services will be held at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon, Indiana on Wednesday, July 22, 2020.
Memorials may be directed to Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Indiana Chapter, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46240-1554.