Obituary of Stephen Thomas Bailey
Stephen (Steve) Thomas Bailey, age 69, died on September 19, 2019 following a brave battle with cancer.
Steve was born in Adrian, Michigan on March 9, 1950. He was raised in Jackson and Adrian, Michigan. He graduated from Adrian High School in 1968 and attended Adrian College and Jackson Community College. He completed both a radiology technology program and a nuclear medicine program at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon, Michigan with certifications in both specialties. After a ten-year career in the hospital sector, Steve enjoyed a successful sales and sales management career for over 32 years with Mallinckrodt, General Electric, and Siemens Medical divisions.
Steve had a passion for all Michigan team sports, especially the University of Michigan football team and the Detroit Lions.
He was predeceased by his parents, Franklyn Gerald Bailey and Emily Jean VanSchoick Bailey, and sister Saralyn Bailey. He is survived by his loving wife of 32 years Anise Bailey, daughters Jennifer Bailey, Jessica Wolfe (James), Emily Bailey, Kari Bailey, son Joshua Bailey (Kelly) and his six grandchildren, Sophia Castorena, Thomas Bailey, Samantha Bailey, Marcus Wolfe, Miles Bailey, and Benjamin Wolfe along with seven granddogs.
Steve is survived by his brother James Bailey (Barb) of Bryan, Ohio, brother John Bailey (Renee) of Adrian, Michigan and numerous cousins, nieces, and nephews.
There will be visitation on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 from 6-8pm at SouthCare Cremation & Funeral Society in Alpharetta, GA. Funeral service will be held at St. David’s Episcopal Church in Roswell, GA on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 3pm. Visitation will be held on Monday September 30, 2019 at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. followed by a Graveside service held at Oakwood Cemetery in Adrian, Michigan at 12:30 pm.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. David’s Episcopal Church Memorial Fund 1015 Old Roswell Rd. Roswell, GA 30076, or Guiding Eyes for the Blind (Guide Dog School) 611 Granite Springs Rd. Yorktown Heights, NY 10598.To plant a tree in memory of Stephen Bailey, please visit Tribute Store
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