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Theodore Roosevelt "Buddy" Bailey

November 20, 1954 ~ October 31, 2021 (age 66)

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Obituary of Theodore Roosevelt “Buddy” Bailey

US Army Veteran

 

Theodore Roosevelt “Buddy” Bailey. age 66, of Millsboro and formerly of Frankford, DE departed this life in the care of Beebe Healthcare in Lewes, DE on October 31, 2021.  He was born on November 20, 1954 in Accomac County, VA to Roosevelt Hugh Bailey and the late Christine Matthews Bailey. He attended Lord Baltimore School and Indian River High School, and was a veteran of the US Army during the Viet Nam era. He served in Germany, having trained at Ft. Dix, in New Jersey.  He was an accomplished sharpshooter, and was accomplished in use of hand grenades.  He was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.  He worked as a carpenter after leaving the service.  In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Matthews Bailey and a sister, Rosemary Lynn Bailey Predeaux.

 

He leaves to cherish his memory,  his partner Lucille Custis, his sister Mary Rawles; nieces and nephews; and many cousins and friends who will miss him.

 

A time of viewing and visitation will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021 from 11:00 AM until 12:00 Noon at Watson Funeral Home in Millsboro, DE.  A Funeral Service will follow at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Ronnie Johnson officiating.  Interment follows at the Delaware Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery with the conferring of Military Honors.

 

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Services

Viewing
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

12:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Military Honors
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

1:00 PM
Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966

Interment
Tuesday
November 9, 2021

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
26669 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966

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