Bailey, Leonard Ross

May 11, 1947 - October 26, 2016

BAILEY, Leonard Ross – Age 69 of Petrolia, passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at Bluewater Health – C.E.E. Site, Petrolia. Beloved husband of Judy Bailey. Loving father of Jessel Ross Tyler Bailey and Katrina Jane Bailey. Cherished grandfather of Demari Elijah Ross. Dear brother of Allan (Georgene) Bailey, Sandra (Brian) Hunking, Lori (Edward) Cave. Brother-in-law to Jane and Dennis McLachlin, Janice and Bill Gale and sister-in-law Pat Johnston. Predeceased by his parents Ross and Vendola Bailey and his mother and father-in-law Phyllis and Ross Johnston and Brother-in-law Dr. Joe (Doris) Johnston.

Graveside service
A Private graveside service will take place at Oil Springs Cemetery.

Family and friends are invited for a time of fellowship and refreshments at the Lion’s Hall in Petrolia on Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to C.E.E. Hospital – Physio Department.

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  1. Thinking of the entire Bailey family at this very sad & difficult time. May all the good memories help ease some of your pain.

  2. Judy and Family, So very sorry to just hear the shocking news of the loss of Len – our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this very difficult time of sadness. We will remember him always as being a perfect gentleman and for his witty humour. Sadly missed – Ron and Linda Scales

  3. My sympathies to the Bailey family. I remember Lenny well from my Petrolia days. Thoughts and prayers to you all in the days ahead.

  4. Judy and family,
    So sorry to read about the passing of your dear husband and father. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time. May pleasant memories bring you peace.
    Michael and Cathy

  5. Judy and family,
    So sorry to hear of Len’s passing. He will be greatly missed by all his extended family and friends. Our sympathy and thoughts are with you.
    Bill & Janice Kerrigan and family

  6. Condolences to Judy and Family. Thinking of you at this sad time. Also thinking of cousins, Allan, Sandra and Lori. Wish I could be with you on 29th!

  7. Sincere condolences to the Bailey family. I only knew Len for a few years but I will always remember him. He was a great person and someone I enjoyed talking to. Len will be greatly missed.

  8. Judy, Jesse & Katie – we are currently on vacation in the West – we are so sorry to hear of Lennie’s passing – John & Marg Thomson

  9. Judy and family. At this sad time, we are sending our deepest sympathies your way. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs to all
    Gail & Ted

  10. To Judy and Family
    Our hearts and prayers are with you at this difficult time .
    Ross enjoyed his many chats with Len , while out on his scooter.

  11. Judy and family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time. Cherish the memories. He will be missed for I have fond memories of him at the bowling alleys.

  12. Judy, Jessie, Katie & Bailey Family
    We were also saddened to hear of Lennies passing! He truly was one of a kind!. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this most difficult time

  13. Regret that I am unable to attend the service today. Ihave many fond memories of Lenny. We lived across the street in Petrolia when we were young and visited back and forth often. My deepest sympathies go out to you and your family at this difficult time.

  14. Judy, Katie and Jessie, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. His smiles and happy-go-lucky demeanour will be sadly missed. He was truly one of a kind.

  15. Judy and Family, We are away on a vacation and heard about Len. We have great memories of him that will stay with us forever. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  16. Judy and Family
    Very sorry to hear of your loss, Lenny was always a lot of fun to be with, our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  17. Al, and the entire Bailey family, we were so sorry to hear of Len’s passing. We both worked with Len at Dow. It was always a treat to see him come in to the warehouse, always so pleasant and with a story or two, and always left us chuckling! We also enjoyed seeing and chatting with him at the local auctions. RIP Len, you have left behind many great memories for your friends and family.

  18. Judy and family,we are very sorry to read of Lenny’s passing.Our thoughts are with you and all of the Bailey family at this difficult time.
    Nancy and Ace

  19. Our deepest sympathies go out to Judy and all the Bailey family. We will miss a good neighbor and friend.

  20. Judy, Jesse and Katie,
    We were so saddened to hear of Len’s death. We lose too many good ones too soon and Lenny was a good one. Please know that you have been in our thoughts and our prayers.

  21. Dear Judy and family … my sincere condolences on the loss of Len … offering prayers of healing during this difficult time … Peace … Carey Wagner

  22. So sorry for your loss our Prayers andThoughts are with the Bailey and Johnston familes.Len was agreat guy to work with and Bowl with we have alot in to be thankful for having had a great visit with Len at the Bowling alley on last Friday.Just so thankful to have had time to be a work mate of Len.From the Ray Bygrove Family.

  23. Katie (Madame Bailey) we are so sorry for your loss. You, Damari, and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Owen, Jillian, Kristy, Greg, Colby and Piper Layne

  24. Judy, Jesse and Katie:

    Deepest sympathies from the Shepley family. I have many great memories coaching Jesse’s baseball team with Lenny. He was the wise owl on the bench that would pick up the little things. Always loved his old school demonstration to the boys on the mechanics of throwing while chomping his stogie. Great guy who will be missed!

    Dave Shepley and family

  25. Glad to have had a visit and a couple of beer at his get together in Aug.Len made a 12 hour shift at Dow go by a little quicker.(keep your stick on the ice)

  26. Judy, Jesse and Katie,
    Sorry to hear of Lenny’s passing. Always enjoyed talking with Lenny, he had so many great stories. We had a lot of great times while coaching Jesse’s baseball in the summer then curling in the winter. He will be missed. I will raise a glass to Lenny this weekend!!

  27. Bailey family. Our deepest condolences to you all. We bowled with Len on Thursday nights at Marcin Bowl. He was one of the kindest men and always very encouraging. He will be missed. RIP Len.

  28. Judy, Jesse, & Katie and family – sorry for your loss – you are in our thoughts and prayers. xoxo

  29. Judy and family our deepest sympathy to you on the passing of Lenny, Will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Cherish the memories, he will be missed.

  30. Judy & family…..sending big hugs .. May the great memories of Lenny help you get thru the difficult times ahead! We will cherish the great times we had with Len at the bowling alley.. Especially the Legion tournaments!

  31. Dear Judy and family,

    My thoughts are with you.

    I have very fond memories of Lenny step dancing at all of our Bailey weddings and Christmas parties.

  32. Sandra & Brian & family
    While we know there is great sadness in the loss of your brother there is comfort too in the memories of the amazing life he lived and his contributions to the fabric of your family. Know our thoughts are with all of you.

  33. Judy, Jesse and Kate and the entire Bailey Family, so sorry to hear about the passing of Lenny. He was such a great guy and enjoyed his kids plus doing all the sports with them. He will be missed by so many. Thinking of you all at this difficult time. Love Always Ron and Maureen Bailey and Family hugs to you all xoxoox

  34. Judy, Jesse & Katie and all the Bailey Family:
    We were saddened to hear of the passing of Len. Please know our thoughts and prayers are with you! We will always have fond memories of Len! He was a great guy!! Hugs to you all…..

  35. Sincere sympathy to you and your family Judy — thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time.❤️🙏. Dorine Garrett.

  36. Dear Judy and family – our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time – Marion and Gord Henderson

  37. Our deepest sympathies to the entire Bailey family. We both knew Len from our days at Dow Chemical. He was one in a million and will be sorrily missed.

  38. Judy & Family, sorry to hear of the passing of Lenny, (Ankles), my good friend. Our sincere condolences!

  39. Judy, thinking of you & your family at this sad time. It was always nice chatting with Lennie when Jack & I would be out on our daily walk. Our prayers, luv, and hugs for you & your family.

  40. Judy and Family , we are so very sorry to hear of Len’s passing , our most sincere condolences . Robb & Carol ..xox

  41. Dear Judy and family
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    We will always carry many fond me,Oreos of Lenny.

  42. Judy and all the Bailey family, our sincere condolences on the passing of Lennie. We all have some good memories of Lennie on and off the ball field. Cherish the memories-hold them close. Rick and Carol Jesse Justin

  43. Dear Judy and Family
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    We will always carry many fond memories of Lenny.

  44. Judy and Family, Thoughts and prayers are with you and your Family at this difficult time. Treasure your Memories