He was born in Terre Haute Oct. 19, 1947, to Carl Richard Bailey Sr., and Mary Stephens Bailey.
He was employed as Superintendent of Grounds for the Vigo County School Corporation and was an Army veteran.
He is survived by sons Richard Brandon Bailey (and wife Susan Renee), Andrew Beau Bailey (and wife Jaime Nicole), and Ryan Eugene Bailey, daughter Kara Marie Bailey, grandchildren Brandon Nathaniel Bailey, Brooklynn Rose Bailey, and Isabella Grace Bailey, as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins and nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Carl Richard Bailey Jr., and sisters Mary Ann Brown and Dorothy Marie Biddle.
Roy loved to cook and watch television.
Funeral services will take place at Callahan-DeBaun Funeral Home, 25th and Wabash Ave., Monday, March 8, 2010, at 7 p.m.
Burial will follow Tuesday, in Roselawn Memorial Park, with Military Graveside rites by the Air Guard 181st Intelligence Wing.
Visitation will be Monday, from 4-7 p.m., at the funeral home.