Richard Norfleet Bayliss
Richard Norfleet Bayliss
  • March 2, 1940 - June 16, 2017
  • Morehead City, North Carolina

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Richard Norfleet Bayliss Jr, 77 of Morehead City, passed away peacefully Friday, June 16 at the Crystal Coast Hospice House.

A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 20 at Greenleaf Memorial Park in New Bern.

Richard was born in Newport News, Virginia to the late Richard N. Bayliss, Sr. and Mabelle T. Bayliss on March 2, 1940. Richard married his high school sweetheart Patricia M. Bayliss and soon after was stationed in Germany with US Army. Richard was a mail carrier at the Havelock Post Office for 38 years and retired from the Army Reserves after 20 years of service with US Army. He was also a member of the Ocean Masonic Lodge of Morehead City and the Sudan Shriners.

Richard is survived by his wife, Pat Bayliss; son, Richard "Tripp" Bayliss; daughter, Tricia
Yarborough and husband Phillip all of Morehead City; granddaughters Courtney Bayliss and Katie Yarborough; Siblings, Mildred Smith of Oriental, Bobbi McKinney and David Bayliss both of Havelock; beloved companion "Buddy," his dog. He is preceded in death by his parents and brother William "Bill" Bayliss.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Crystal Coast Hospice House at 100 Big Rock Weigh, Morehead City, NC 28557 or Ocean Masonic Lodge of Morehead City at 300 Miller Farm Road, Morehead City, NC 28557.