Billy Ray Bailey

April 4, 1930 - May 10, 2015


Billy Ray Bailey, 85, of DeRidder, LA, passed from this life on Sunday, May 10, 2015 at his home. Mr. Bailey was born in DeQuincy, LA, and grew up in Groves, TX.  He served in the AirForce and continued with work in Air Craft Industries working for Lockheed-Martin, Boeing, and Northrup-Grumman.  He continued his military connection last, working with Joint Readiness Center at Fort Polk. Bill was a Mason through Lodge 290.  He was also belonged to the Shriners and Scottish Rights.  He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3619 and American Legion Post 27.


Those left to cherish his memory are his children, Allen E. Bailey and wife Denise, Billy R. Bailey and wife Debbie, and Scott Bailey and wife Denice, and Donna Jean Bailey Carter and husband Billy; sister, Beverly Goldman; 11 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 6 great-great grand children.  He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Jean Bailey; parents, Bethard and Daisy Bailey; daughter, Jan Marie Walker; grandson, Shanon Carter.


Visitation will be Tuesday, May 12, 2015 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA.  Funeral service is Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 2:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home.  Rev. Chuck LaCroux will officiate. 

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