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Ricky Dean Bailey

May 9, 1962 ~ February 26, 2017 (age 54)

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March 2, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Williams-Parksley Funeral Home
25046 Parksley Road
Parksley, VA 23417

Funeral Service
March 3, 2017

2:00 PM
Williams-Parksley Funeral Home
25046 Parksley Road
Parksley, VA 23417

Interment following funeral service
March 3, 2017

Parksley Cemetery
18670 County Road
Parksley, VA 23421

Mr. Richard Dean “Ricky” Bailey, Sr., 54, resident of Hopeton, VA, passed away Sunday, February 26, 2017 at Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.

Born May 9, 1962 in Cheverly, MD, he was the son of Paige W. Bailey and Donna L. Lagasse, both of Hopeton.  For more than thirty years, Ricky worked as a maintenance technician at Tyson Food.  He attended Bethel Baptist Church, and in true Eastern Shore style, he loved hunting and fishing. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by three children, Richard Dean Bailey, Jr. of Hampton, VA, Nicole Amber DeCarlo and husband Bryan of Onancock, VA, and Cody Robert Bailey of Chesapeake, VA; sister, Sherry Bailey Barrett and husband Ike of Hopeton; three grandchildren, Jordan Atkinson, Remmington Kellam, and Caleb DeCarlo (due July 2017); three nieces, Christina Berry, Lindsey Savage, and Bailey Edwards; and several great-nieces and great-nephews.  He was predeceased by his sister, Kimberly Bailey Edwards. 

Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 2:00 p.m., with The Reverend John Gillespie officiating.  Interment will follow in the Parksley Cemetery.  There will be a visitation at the funeral home on Thursday, March 2, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen, VA 23060-9976 or online at

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Arrangements by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home. 

Charitable donations may be made to:

American Heart Association
4217 Park Place Court, Glen Allen VA 23060-9979

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