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July 8, 2014

George E. Bayley

Feb. 26, 1920 - July 6, 2014

ANDERSON — George E. Bayley, 94, of Anderson, died Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Community Hospital in Anderson.

He was born on Feb. 26, 1920, in Anderson, the son of George W. and Lucy Lutton Bayley. He was employed as a bridge engineer with the Indiana State Highway Department for 42 years, retiring in 1982. He served in the Army of the United States and was a member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

He is survived by his wife Geneva June (Harshey) Bayley, whom he married on Aug. 9, 1969; son, G. Calvin (Julia) Bayley of Anderson; two stepchildren, Patricia (Felix) Trainor of Dubois, Pa., and Norman “Buddy” (Susan) Allen of New Castle; son-in-law, Daniel (Teresa) Lee of Pendleton; nine grandchildren, Deborah (Denny) Kalgren, Jennifer (Tom) Kuhn, Felicia (James) Bonebrake, James Trainor, Brad (Angie) Allen, Gregory (Lori) Allen, Debra (Phil) Stevens, Diana (Wesley) Likens and Leslie Hershberger; 13 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Kathryn Cloud and Betty Funkhouser, both of Anderson; a sister-in-law, Joyce Muir; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Doris (Stottlemyer) Bayley; his father, George Bayley, mother, Lucy Lutton Muir; stepmother, Mildred Stottlemyer Bayley; stepfather, Otto Muir; daughter, Darlene Lee; an infant daughter, Latricia Bayley; and brother, Leon Muir.

Services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service with P.T. Morgan officiating. Burial will follow in East Maplewood Cemetery with military graveside rites by VFW Post 266 Honor Guard.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be given to American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.

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