Germantown Hills – Floyd R. Bailey, 90, of Germantown Hills, IL formerly of Bartonville, IL passed away at his residence on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. He was born July 7, 1922 in Reagan, TN to John and Annie Finley Bailey. He married Helen Droke on December 31, 1943 in Corinth, MS.
Surviving is his son Floyd "Sonny" (Nancy) Bailey, Jr. of Morton, IL, daughter Regina "Jeannie" (Marvin) Johnson of Germantown Hills, IL, four grandchildren: Tina Leitner, Dawn Bailey, Jeff Johnson, and Jennifer Williams, eleven great grandchildren: Allen, Marissa, Levi, Elyana, Christina, Samantha, Peyton, Parker, Dylan, Maya, and Brooklyn, one great-great grandson Everitt, three sisters: Lucille Hart of Reagan, TN, Axie Harris of Scotts Hill, TN, and La Verne Goodrich of Adrian, MO, and several nieces and nephews. Floyd was preceded in death by his parents, wife, four brothers, and one sister.
Floyd was a veteran of the United States Army serving during WWII. He retired from Caterpillar Tractor Co., as a truck driver, in 1982 after 31 years. Floyd attended Germantown Hills Baptist Church.
Services will be held in Scotts Hill, TN at the Pafford Scotts Hill Funeral Home. Interment will be in Sardis Cemetery in Sardis, TN. Memorials may be made to the Germantown Hills Baptist Church.