Dennis Bailey, age 90, of Xenia, Ohio, passed away on Saturday, November 21, 2020. He was born in La Follette, Tennessee on April 12, 1930, to the late William Horace and Jessie Bailey (nee Hill).
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 62 years, Dorothy Bailey; daughter, Joann Ison; and brother, Joe Bailey.
Dennis is survived by his son, Dennis R. (Tammy) Bailey, grandchildren, Tim Ison, Chris (Corrie) Bailey, Matt (Elena) Bailey; great-grandchildren, Maddie, Colton, Levi, Makenna, and Lila; siblings, Frank Bailey, Edd Bailey, Linda (Ray) Heatherly; and a host of other family members and friends.
Dennis’ pride and joy was his family. He was happy to spend time and hear updates about how his grand and great-grandchildren were doing.
Two of Dennis’ brothers, Frank and Eddie, who live in La Follette, along with WLAF Radio, put together a Christmas card drive for Dennis last Christmas. He received nearly 1,000 Christmas cards through the mail.
In loving memory of Dennis, contributions may be made to VFW Post 2402, 850 West Second Street, Xenia, Oh 45385.
Visitation was held on Tuesday, December 1, 2020, at Newcomer Funeral Home – Beavercreek Chapel, 3380 Dayton-Xenia Rd., Beavercreek, Ohio 45432. Dennis was laid to rest at Dayton National Cemetery.
Newcomer – Beavercreek Chapel assisted the family of Dennis Bailey.