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Terrence Joseph Bailey

BONNE TERRE — Terrence “T-Bone” Bailey, 63, of Bonne Terre passed away Monday, May 28, 2018, at his residence. He was born Thursday, September 23, 1954, in East St. Louis, Illinois, to the late George L. and Joy (Schmeig) Bailey. T-Bone enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, George C. Bailey; sister, Kathy Schieffer; best friends, John “Bear” Babinsky, Joe Haemann, Ray Settle, and Luke Bailey, T-Bone’s hunting dog.

T-Bone is survived by, Donna (Dawson) Bailey friend of 47 years wife of 33; son, Terry Bailey, Jr.; daughter, Kelli Bailey and fiancé Eric Frazier, Jr.; grandchildren Reece and Harlan; brothers, Steven Bailey and wife Debbie and Michael Bailey and wife Michele; sisters, Diane Honer and husband Ted, Mary Tripp, and Barbara Wegley and boyfriend Wayne; also surviving are a host of nieces and nephews. The family wishes a deepest thanks to Sheila Gallagher for being by their side and all the love from their family at Hub’s Pub.

Plans are being made for a memorial service to be held local and in Illinois. As soon as those services have been scheduled the dates and times will be placed on The Bailey family is under the care of C.Z. Boyer & Son Funeral Home in Bonne Terre. View obituary and share condolences online at



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