John Phillip Bailey went home to the Lord on June 24, 2020. He was born in Toledo, Ohio on January 13, 1952 to Lucile and John Christopher Bailey. He was a 1971 graduate of Rogers High School. John was an engineer at Springfield Township Fire Department Station #1 from 1972-1984 and volunteered for 15-16 years. He also worked for the road maintenance department for 30 years. John was a devoted husband and father. He loved to fish, hunt and play horseshoes.
He was preceded in death by his parents; step-father, Nilo Able; in-laws, Dolores (Kenny) Zeigler; brother, Donny Bailey; sister, Marilyn; and daughter, Carol Bailey. He is survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Barbara Bailey; children, Kendra (Billy) Eckhart and Phillip Bailey; sister, June; father-in-law, Earl (Michaline) Armbrust; grandchildren, Tracey (Andrew) Baughman, Austin Brewer, Faith Bailey, Jasmine and Jacob Eckhart; great-grandchildren, Kristiana and Isiah Baughman, as well as numerous nieces and nephews.