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Richard Leroy Bailey

| April 26, 2024 7:00 AM

Richard Leroy Bailey, 91, joined his mom, dad and sister in Heaven on April 16, 2024. 

He was born Dec. 2, 1932, in Eureka to William (Bill) and Hallie Bailey. He lived in Eureka his entire life and worked in the forestry and lumber Industry. He was kind and gentle soul who was loved by all who knew him.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his sister Helen Gregory. He is survived by his nephew Herb Gregory and Linda Gregory, Troy, Montana, niece Louisa Poteet, Casa Grande, Arizona, nephew Melvin Gregory, Chatteroy, Washington, as well as numerous great and grand nephews and nieces. 

There will be a graveside memorial service to honor his life at the Eureka Tobacco Valley Cemetery at 1 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2024.

Arrangements are under the care of Schnackenberg Funeral Home of Libby, Montana. Online condolences and memories may be shared by visiting