Larry BaileyGrand Junction Free Press - Obituaries
...Larry Bailey of Grand Junction died Nov. 20 and went to be with the one he loved and served so much.
A service to celebrate his
life will be held at 10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 29, at Plateau Valley Assembly of God Church
at Plateau City.He
was born in Collbran and is the son of Don, a carpenter, and Wilma Bailey, a homemaker.He
early school years in Collbran and graduated there from high school in 1958.He loved math and was FFA president in 1958.He
enjoyed playing softball, baseball and basketball.He graduated from Bible College in 1961 in Rock Island, Ill.
It was there he
met the love of his
life, Ramona Lee Conaway, and they were married June 2, 1961.Into this union were born two sons and two daughters, and Larry
and Ramona established a wonderful relationship with each other and enjoyed doing special things together as a family.
...Larry was a minister as well as a carpenter and used his talents and skills in several states to minister and construct or remodel churches and parsonages, all the time donating his work to the Lord.He
received training in Auto Cad and became head drafter for a log home company in Colorado until he
was forced into early retirement because of his
also loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed being together with his
siblings, children, grandchildren and friends and was well-loved and a real blessing even during his
has two sisters, Lois (Wally) Shaw of Collbran and Joyce (Tony) Conway of Senath, Mo.; two brothers, David (Gail) of Sterling, Va., and Ken (Theresa) of Las Vegas, Nev.
In lieu of flowers, donations in honor of Larry
may be sent to Hospice and Palliative Care of Western Colorado.