Obituaries: Daryl Gene Bailey

OTTUMWA-Daryl Gene Bailey, 73, of Gallatin, MO, formerly of Ottumwa, died at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO on January 7, 2020.

Daryl was born January 9, 1946 in Centerville, IA to Ed and Pauline Elizabeth Tipton Bailey.

A graduate of Ottumwa High School, Daryl retired from Sara Lee Meat Processing in St. Joseph. He enjoyed motorcycling to Sturgis every year, target shooting and the lake life.

Surviving are his brothers, Max Bailey of Ottumwa, Dave (Julie) Bailey of Omaha, NE and Gary (Darlis) Bailey of Borrego Springs, CA; nieces, nephews and all of his friends at Lake Viking who became family.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister-in-law, Margaret Bailey and a nephew, Jeff Bailey.

His body has been cremated and a time to celebrate his life will be at a later date at Reece Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.