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Dr. Lawrence R. Bailey

Aransas Pass – Dr. Lawrence R. Bailey passed away on August 19, 2021. He was 64.

Dr. Bailey was born in Louisville, Kentucky on November 15, 1955 to Gretchen (Wallbrecht) and Lawrence Ray Bailey, Sr. He resided in Aransas Pass for seven years where he fulfilled his wish to practice in a small town. Dr. Bailey’s practice of 40 years began in Indiana, Dallas and ultimately, Aransas Pass. He loved his wife, family, grandchildren, the patients he cared for, his animals, golf, softball and an occasional cigar. Dr. Bailey will missed by all who knew him.

Preceding in death is his father: Lawrence Ray Bailey, Sr. and stepbrother: Larry Munday

Survivors include his wife: Janice Bailey from Aransas Pass, Texas; sons: Lawrence Ray Bailey, III and Andrew Martin Bailey, both from Ohio; Sean Paul Waggoner from Houston, Texas; Ryan John Waggoner from Austin, Texas; daughter: Valerie Jean Norman from Florida; grandchildren: Hannah Bailey, Lucas Bailey, Jacob Bailey and Paisley Norman; mother: Gretchen Soards from Georgetown, Texas; brother: William Albert Bailey from Dallas, Texas; sisters: Leslie Marie McHugh from Nicholsonville, KY and Ara Lynne Miller from Ohio; stepmother: Ruby Bailey from South Carolina; stepsister: Wanda Price (Rob) from South Carolina; and many extended family members and friends.

A visitation will be held on Sunday, August 22, 2021, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at the Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel, Aransas Pass. Burial will be in Kentucky. Service information will be updated when available.

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Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.

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