William S. Bailey, of Leavenworth, passed away July 6th, 2012,
William S. Bailey, of Leavenworth, passed away July 6th, 2012, he was 82 years old. Mr. Bailey was born February 6th, 1930 in Champaign, Ill.. He married Margot Fischhaupt on April 2nd, 1964. They were blessed with three children, Diana, Steffan, and Michael, and one granddaughter, Shelbey.
Mr. Bailey retired from the United States Army, where he received five Good Conduct Awards and a Sharpshooter Badge, after many years of service; he then proceeded to work for the USDB, Federal and State Penitentiary Systems.
Mr. Bailey will be remembered as a loving husband, devoted father and grandfather, good friend, and a patriotic American. A family Memorial Service was held July 11th, 2012 at the Leavenworth National Cemetery with full Military Honors.