Calvin E. Bailey
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February 22, 2019 – August 15, 1943
East Wenatchee, WA
Calvin E. Bailey Jr., 75, a seven-year East Wenatchee resident, passed away on February 22, 2019, at Central Washington Hospital, following an extended illness.
He was born on August 15, 1943, in Seattle, WA, to the late Calvin Edward Sr. and Lorene Ruth (Barglof) Bailey. He was raised in Shoreline, WA, and attended Shoreline High School. He enlisted in the US Navy and served during the Korean Conflict. Following his honorable discharge, he returned to Shoreline for a brief period before moving to Idaho. He returned to the west side of the Cascades to settle in Monroe. He met Donna A. (Morgan) Bartell and they were later married in Goldbar on July 6, 1979. They made their home in the Monroe area until moving to East Wenatchee in 2011.
Calvin was a truck driver and later became a maintenance supervisor to the Rock Church in Monroe. After they moved to East Wenatchee, he went to work as the maintenance supervisor at the Wenatchee Valley Baptist Church; he retired three years ago. He enjoyed river fishing, riding dirt bikes and teasing his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Bailey of Wenatchee, WA; Children: Tony Bailey of Everett, WA, Ron (Kathy) Warren of Wenatchee, WA, Cheryl Sanders of Cumming, Iowa, Dianna Steele of Pueblo, CO; brother, Scott (Sally) Bailey of Springfield, MO; eight grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; He was preceded in death by his parents.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00 pm on March 16, 2019 at the Wenatchee Valley Baptist Church, located at 650 Crawford Ave, Wenatchee, WA 98801. You are invited to view Calvin’s online tribute at www.Heritagememorialchapel@msn.com to leave a comment or share a memory. Arrangements are in the care of Heritage Memorial Chapel, East Wenatchee & Cashmere.