Arthur "Bud" Bailey
November 9, 1934 - June 1, 2019
Arthur "Bud" Neal Bailey, 84, of Leipsic, Ohio and formerly of Deshler, Ohio passed away Saturday, June 1, 2019 at The Meadows of Leipsic.
He was born November 9, 1934 in Clay County, Illinois to the late Melvin and Jessie Mae (White) Bailey. On August 5, 1956 he married Mary Ann (Traub) Bailey in Hord, Illinois and she preceded him in death on February 25, 2018.
Bud was a North Clay High School graduate and began working as a rail lineman with Western-Union Rail. He then worked as a lineman and retired after 26 years from the United Telephone Company. After retirement, he found time to be a bus driver for McComb Local Schools.
He was a member of McComb Church of Christ, McComb, Ohio and formerly Oakdale United Methodist Church, Deshler.
He is survived by his son, Bradley (Connie) Bailey, Deshler; daughter, Margie (Duane) Stateler, McComb, Ohio; 5 grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by 3 sisters, Imolee Schep; Wilma Lou DeVore and Wanda Stipp.
A Celebration of Life and Open House will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 12 noon - 2 p.m. at the McComb Church of Christ, McComb.
In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested to McComb Church of Christ or Hospice of Putnam County.
Arrangements were entrusted to Feehan-Rodenberger Funeral Home, Deshler, Ohio.
McComb Church of Christ
400 Ackerly Street, McComb OH 45858
Putnam County Home Health & Hospice