Paul G. Bailey, 91, Stendal

Paul G. Bailey, 91, of Stendal, passed away at 1:15 a.m. Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Northwood Good Samaritan Retirement Community in Jasper.

He was born May 6, 1928, in Stendal to Alvey and Estella (Shorde) Bailey and married Ruth M. Roettger on June 30, 1950 in Stendal. 

Paul was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Stendal and was employed as a woodworking craftsman in a furniture factory. 

He served his country as a Corporal in the United States Army during the Occupation of Germany following World War II. 

Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth M. Bailey, who passed away January 4, 2013; seven brothers, Marvin, Amel, Charles, Hershel, Luther, Floyd and Jess Bailey; and two sisters, Elsie Barrett and Renelda Erwin.

He is survived by two sons and two daughters-in-law, Ronnie (Patty) Bailey of Jasper and Randy (Sandy) Bailey of Petersburg; five grandchildren, Tonya (Brady) Walton of Jasper, Tracy Bailey of Jasper, Eric Bailey of Jasper, Kimberly (Cody) Shoultz of Petersburg and Skyla (Luke) Melhiser of Winslow; and six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services for Paul G. Bailey will be held at noon ET on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Stendal. Interment will follow at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Cemetery in Stendal along with military graveside rites. Pastor Ed Wicks will officiate at the funeral.

Friends may call for visitation at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, the day of the service. 

Nass & Son Funeral Home in Huntingburg has been entrusted with the arrangements. 

Memorial contributions can be made to St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. 

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