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Richard "Gor" Bailey

February 19, 1960 ~ January 4, 2021 (age 60)


Richard G. “Gor” Bailey, 60, of Cedar Rapids passed away on January 4, 2021 at his home.

His family has granted his wishes of cremation. Dawson Funeral Services is caring for his family at this time.

Richard Glen Bailey was born on February 19, 1960 in Cedar Rapids to Edward Glen “Moose” and Rose (Albaugh) Bailey. He worked as a pipefitter. Gor lived by his own rules. He enjoyed his job and union brothers, beer, heavy metal concerts, live music, Harley rides, liver & onions and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter.

Those left to cherish his memories are his daughter Jennifer (Justin) Dewey of Altoona, IA, sister Kathy (Rick) Sparrow of Tipton, IA, brothers; Steve (Janet) Bailey of Alvarado, TX, Don (Jean) Bailey of Walker, IA, ex-wife and friend Chris Bailey of Lisbon, IA, special friend Cathy Shoun of Vero Beach, FL, Honorary daughter Doria (Richard) Cook of Cedar Rapids, IA, the apple of his eye, his granddaughter, Ashlyn Rose of Altoona and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Roger and a nephew Ryan "Bubba" Bailey.

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