Obituary for Richard "Bud" L. Bailey

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Richard "Bud" L. Bailey

November 26, 1950 - December 8, 2016

Richard L. “Bud” Bailey, age 66, passed away all too soon on Thursday, December 8, 2016 at the Franciscan St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was a resident of Martinsville.

Bud was born November 26, 1950, in Johnson County to the late Howard Bailey and Maxine (Barnes) Maxwell. He was the owner and operator of Bailey’s Roofing for over 30 years, serving Martinsville and the surrounding communities. Bud enjoyed playing cards, taking road trips with his family, summer cookouts and playing horseshoes. Most of all, Bud loved spending time with his friends and family.

He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 30 years, Kathy (Ferrill) Bailey, children: Ronda Roberts, Richard “Ricky” Bailey, Angela Burchfield and David Ballard Jr. all of Martinsville, and Cindy Wilborn of Morgantown; siblings: Sandy Wells, Howard “Butch” Bailey Jr, Jerry Bailey and Patricia “Sis” Underwood; step siblings, Rosalie Myres, Shirley Brennan, Kenny Maxwell and patsy Maxwell; grandchildren: Kayla (Jordan) Robinson, Jerry Roberts III, Olivia Roberts, Dallas & Molly Bailey, Breanna, Samantha & Zoey Burchfield, Tessanie Ballard, Corbyn Harris and Timothy Wilborn.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Wednesday at 7p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 5 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the Bailey family at

Information:  (812) 597-4670



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Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Memorial Information

Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Time: 7:00 pm

Meredith - Clark Funeral Home


179 E. Mulberry Street, Morgantown, IN, 46160

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Born: November 26, 1950
Died: December 8, 2016

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Gale (Miller) Borders posted on 12/10/16

Kathy so sorry to be reading this, you & the families are in my prayers at this difficult time.. Been years since I seen you, I'm Dale & Charlie Miller's sister Gale.


amber & Ashtyn & Bailee posted on 12/9/16

Uncle bud what will i do without you here to pick on me and tell me how mean i am... i looked forward to your calls every month on the dot you called me now i wont ever hear your voice again.. why did you have to go so soon... i love you and will never ever forget you i wish things was diffrent cause i sure didnt want to lose you this early in life.. you will be missed bailee mae and ashtyn loved you so much they will miss you coming up and them trying to sneak home with you.. we love you and miss you greatly... please watch over us..


Butch bailey posted on 12/9/16

I will miss you so much i'm going to be lost without a phone call from my brother just to see what i'm doing or to say hey my cars broke can you come fix it your gone way to soon now who will i get quarters from... i love you man i miss the hell out of you