Thomas Eugene Bailey, 90, of Tallmansville, W.Va., died Wednesday, May 4, 2021 at J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, W.Va.

He was born July 3, 1930 in Flat Rock, W.Va., a son of the late Jacob and Hazel Foy Bailey.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Bettie Bailey; one son, Gary Bailey; seven brothers, Arthur, Ward, Harry, Ralph, Bill, Carl and Keith Bailey and two sisters, Norma Tenney and Hope DeBarr.

He is survived by one son, Bryan Bailey of Buckhannon; two brothers, Bob Bailey and wife Rita of Akron, Ohio and Earl Bailey and wife Joan of Fairmont, W.Va. and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Bailey was a teacher and a member of the Tallmansville Baptist Church. He served in the U. S. Army, volunteered at the Washington District Volunteer Fire Department and was a member of the Tallmansville C.E.O’s. He loved gardening, baking and sharing his produce and baked goods.

Friends will be received Saturday, May 8, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the Tallmansville Baptist Church. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. at the church with Rev. Tim Lewis officiating. Burial will follow in the Bailey Cemetery in Buckhannon.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bailey Cemetery in c/o Steve or Donna Perkins, 669 Bailey Ridge Road, Buckhannon, WV 26201.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.polingstclair.com. Poling-St. Clair Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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