William Edgar Bailey
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William Edgar Bailey
  • August 30, 1937 - January 15, 2018
  • Illinois

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William Edgar "Ed" Bailey, 80, of Bloomington passed away Monday, January 15, 2018 at 1:50 p.m. at Advocate BroMenn in Normal. He was born August 30, 1937 in Charlottesville, Virginia, the son of Clyde and Carmen Bailey. He married Sue Ann Landefeld on March 26, 1961 in Newark, Ohio. She survives.
Ed worked at State Farm for 42 years as a data processing analyst, retiring in 1997. He attended Calvary United Methodist Church in Normal. He enjoyed snow birding in Orange Beach, Alabama for the past 17 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons, James (Celeste) Bailey of Barrington; and John (LeAnn) Bailey of Bloomington; three grandchildren, Carter and Griffin Bailey, both of Barrington; and Brooke Bailey of Kansas City, Missouri.
He is preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, and a brother.
Cremation rites will be accorded. Visitation will held on Saturday, January 20th from 1 to 3 p.m. at East Lawn Funeral Home in Bloomington. A memorial service will be held immediately following visitation at the funeral home. Private inurnment will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Lung Association.