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Cladie 'Bill' Bailey, 71, Nashville

Cladie A. "Bill" Bailey, 71, Nashville, passed from this life at 4:35 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, at Brown County Health & Living Community.

Mr. Bailey was a machine repairman at Cummins Engine Company, retiring in 1996 after 32 years of service. After his retirement, he worked at NAPA Auto Parts in Nashville.

Mr. Bailey was a faithful member and former trustee of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church in Bean Blossom and also was a member of the Diesel Workers Union.

He had a passion for NASCAR and sprint car racing and had worked on sprint cars and also built a model sprint car. Mr. Bailey was an avid golfer and enjoyed IU basketball and St. Louis Cardinal baseball.

The funeral will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 5802 N. Old Settlers Road, Bean Blossom, with Pastor Henry Berg officiating. Family and friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20 at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home, 4205 W. Jonathan Moore Pike in Columbus, and from 9:30 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church. Entombment will be at Garland Brook Mausoleum.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church or the Bloomington Hospital Foundation for hospice services.

Online condolences can be made to Mr. Bailey's family and a video tribute can be viewed at www.barkesweaverglick.com.

Born in Bedford Aug. 31, 1942, Mr. Bailey was the son of Cladie Alford and Mary Katherine Hobson Bailey. He married Phyllis J. Meier Bush April 1, 1977.

Survivors include his wife, Phyllis; his mother, Mary Katherine Mathews of Bedford; children, Cladie Alyn (Bobbie) Bailey Jr. of Crawfordville, Fla., Traci (Donny) Prince of Bedford, Sherri (Tim) Brown of Nashville and Andrew (Christy) Bailey of Acworth, Ga.; stepdaughters, Gretchen (Craig) Turner of Columbus, Melinda Epler of Greenwood and Melissa (Lee) Parker of Nashville; 10 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several step-grandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren; and brothers, Mark Mathews and Dan (Kristy) Mathews, both of Bedford.

Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his father, Cladie Alford Bailey; and his stepfather, Forest Mathews.

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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane