1946 – 2014

RIVERDALE, Ga. — Roland R. Bailey, 67, a resident of Morrow, Ga., and former resident of Turner, passed away, Tuesday, March 4, at Southern Regional Medical Center in Riverdale, Ga.

He was born in 1946 in Lewiston, the son of Alexander and Margaret (Stevens) Bailey. He was a 1964 graduate of Leavitt Institute in Turner and continued his education at University of Maine, Orono, receiving his associate degree in animal technology. Roland served as a volunteer in the Peace Corp in Nigeria. Roland was also a U.S. Army retiree, having served 27 years as a Quartermaster Corps Warrant Officer. On Dec. 18, 1970, in Oberammergau, Germany, he married his wife of 43 years, Rowena Trevorrow, of Queensland, Australia.

He is survived by his wife, Rowena Bailey, of Morrow, Ga.; his son, Adrian Bailey and his wife, Theressa, of Disputanta, Va.; his daughter, Raewyn Bailey of Dectur, Ga.; four grandchildren, Tia, Damon and Jalen Bailey and Emily Brooke Havens; his siblings, Evelyn Damon and her husband, Erwin, Chester Bailey and his wife, Jeannie, Everett Bailey and a his wife, Joan, Robert Bailey and his wife, Sheila, and Norine Bailey Paradie and her husband, Roger, all of Turner.

He was predeceased by his sister, Louise Guilford.

Messages of condolence may be sent to www.finleyfuneralhome.com.

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