Paul AdkinsSports Editor

March 26, 2013

RIVERVIEW, Mich. — Mr. Walter F. Bailey, beloved father, grandfather and brother, age 86, of Riverview, Mich., formerly of Detroit, Mich., left us quietly and drifted into the arms of our Lord on Sunday, March 24, 2013.

Born December 31, 1926, he was a son of the late William Maston and Elizabeth Hamilton Bailey. Also preceding him in death was his infant son, Roger Bailey; his grandson, Christopher Damman; two brothers, Claude and Charles Bailey, and four sisters, Myrtle Adkins, Mae Vinson, Tellie Franklin and Bessie Salmons.

Walter was a retired steel worker having worked at McClouth Steel for decades.

He is survived in death by his children, Donald Bailey of Huntington, Debra (Joe) Clark of Allenton, Mich., David Bailey of Hazel Park, Mich., Dinah (Kenneth) Good of Brownstown Twp., Mich., and Teresa (Michael) Damman of Flint, Mich.; 11 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren, and many, many nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, March 29, at White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 1-8 p.m. Thursday at the Wallace Funeral Home at Barboursville.

Wallace Funeral Home of Barboursville is in charge of arrangements.