Howard R. Bailey, 92, of Zanesville, passed away Friday, August 10, 2012 at his residence. He was born August 24, 1919, in Zanesville, a son of the late Joseph Clarence and Emma Snyder Bailey. He had worked for Armco Steel and was owner and operator of HR Bailey Cabinets since 1970. He was a member of Trinity United Presbyterian Church, Lafayette Lodge #79 F&AM for over 60 years, 32° Scottish Rite Valley of Cambridge, Shrine, and Amrou Grotto.
Surviving are a son, Gary (Gloria) Bailey; a daughter, Karen Newsom; two grandchildren: Jacob and Gregory Bailey; and a brother, Donald Bailey of Florida.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Jane Best Bailey; two brothers, Harold and Glen Bailey and a son-in-law William Newsom.
Friends and family may call from 6-8 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2012 at THE SNOUFFER FUNERAL HOME, 1150 W MILITARY RD., ZANESVILLE where Masonic Services will be held at 5:30 p.m. on Monday. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at the funeral home with Rev. Floyd H. Starr officiating. Howard will be laid to rest next to his wife, Dorothy, at Zanesville Memorial Park Cemetery.
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