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Thomas E. Bailey

Thomas E. Bailey, age 80, of Newark, DE, died peacefully with his family while on vacation in Shenandoah National Park, Skyline Drive, in Virginia.

Born in the City of Wilmington on February 27, 1941, Tom was a Warehouseman by profession with Sardo & Sons before his retirement. He was also a member of Teamsters Local 326.

Tom was preceded in death by his wife of 44 years, Barbara J. Bailey; and his sister, Mary Ramos of Wilmington. He is survived by his son, Shawn T. Bailey (Christine); granddaughter who he adored, Jordyn Bailey of Newark; and son, Scott E. Bailey (Faye) of Bear. He was a dear friend to Carol Weber of Milton, Steve Harding of Newark, and extended family, the Jones and the Browns. 

A Celebration of Life will be held from 2 pm until 4 pm on Wednesday, July 7, 2021 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 N. Dupont Parkway, New Castle, DE. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine per the CDC and Governor of Delaware.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis. TN 38105, or online by clicking here.

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  • Sorry for your loss!

  • Dear Shawn, Christine and Jordyn,

    I am so sorry to hear about the unexpected loss of your dearest Thomas who held a special place in each one of your hearts.
    Today and always, I hope that loving memories will bring you peace, comfort and strength.
    My heartfelt sympathy to you and the family. I will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

    Annette (sister to Suzanne Brown)

  • Our sincere condolences to Shawn, Christine, Jordyn and all family and friends of Tom. We hope that fond memories of Tom will remain in your hearts and minds forever and help you in the days to come.

  • Our heartfelt sympathies to Shawn, Christine, Jordyn, Scott, Faye. Tom was a gentle and kind person who we will miss seeing during our visits. We know that Tom is up above still watching his cowboy western shows. Tom you will be deeply missed. ❤️

  • I am so sorry for your family’s loss. Tom was a great guys, always made me laugh.
    Sending heartfelt condolences to you all.