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“Patty, Steve and family- So sorry for your loss. Each and everyone are in my thoughts and prayers!! ”
1 of 11 | Posted by: Alice Stewart - Pearisburg, VA

“Blue Goose:) Always happy....always something nice to say. We will truly miss you & Macy. May the Good Lord be with your family during this...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Joseph Perkins - Somerville, VA

“Harry and Irene were very good friends to my family. We had some reallygreat times together. Both my boys loved to go hunting, fishing and...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: David Johnston - Narrows, VA

“Patty, Steve and Family. Just wanted to take a moment to express my sympathy to you folks. I don't have to tell you what a "one of a kind" man...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Jon Sartin - Rich Creek, VA

“Work with Harry at Celco . The family is in our prayers and thoughts. ”
5 of 11 | Posted by: Althea Harvey - Forest Hill, WV

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Alton & Drema Thompson - Narrows, VA

“May the God who Harry loved give you his peace and comfort! ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: James Pickett - Pinnacle, NC

“I can't believe they are both gone! You know how special they were to me. My heart is broken. You are all in my thoughts and prayers! "Pooh"❤ ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Sheila Collins - Pembroke, VA

“Steve, Patty and families, we send our sincerest condolences during this sad time in your lives. We can only imagine the sadness your hearts are...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Connie and Douglas Farewell - VA

“So very sorry to hear of your loss. Happy both are together again. This shows what true love is. We pray you take time to heal and cherish each...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: Dorothy Knouff - Maryville, TN

“Harry was a great friend to me and my family. I went hunting and fishing with him many times in my childhood when my father was unable go. I spent...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Jerry Johnston - Narrows, VA


Harry Lee Bailey, 86 of Narrows passed away Friday, November 25th, 2016, surrounded by his family.

A lifelong resident of Giles County, he was born on February 11th, 1930, and was the son of the late George Coburn and Gladys Mae Runions Bailey. In addition to his mother and father, he was most recently preceded in death by his wife of 68 years, Irene Bailey; a son, Jeff Bailey; a grandson, Devin Bailey; and a sister, Reba Bailey Riddle..

Harry was a retired employee of Celanese in Narrows with 49 years of service. He loved fishing, hunting, gardening, and good country cooking. Harry also enjoyed singing, playing the harmonica, and was a member of the Good Will Quartet. He was deeply loved by all who knew him, and will be greatly missed.

Left to cherish his memory are a daughter Patty Shepherd and husband Jerry of Tennessee. A son, Steve Bailey and wife Connie of Narrows. Also surviving are his grandchildren, Hunter Bailey, Keith Shepherd and wife Raynel, Josh Shepherd and wife Jerica; and a great-grandaughter Sarah of Tennessee, along with many cousins, nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends at the Pearisburg Church of God; 805 Henson Avenue in Pearisburg Monday, November 28th from 5:30 to 7 PM, followed by a memorial service Monday at 7 PM with Pastor Alvin Trivette officiating.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442 and online at www.riffefuneralservice.com.