Ronald C. Bailey

Ronald “Ralph” Charles Bailey, 74, of Belpre, Ohio, passed away Jan. 18, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Parkersburg, W.Va.

He was born March 13, 1938, in Oberlin, Ohio, a son of the late Floyd A. and Treva J. Rosecrans Bailey.

Ron was retired from LTV Steel as a foreman of tractor maintenance. He enjoyed bluegrass music, television westerns, fishing, gardening and spending time with his grandkids. He was a former member of the Belpre Lions Club and the Antique Tractor Association.

He is survived by his wife, Sharon D. Adams Bailey; a daughter, Stacie L. Matthews of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; three sons, Christopher A. Bailey (Tammie) of Elyria, Ohio, Randy C. Bailey (Gerri) of Belpre, Ohio, and Matthew A. Bailey of Elyria, Ohio; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; a sister, Janice McConeghy of Cropwell, Ala.; and a brother, Larry Bailey of Oberlin, Ohio.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Stump.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Monday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 1305 Washington Blvd., Belpre, Ohio, with Pastor Denise Humphries officiating. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

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