Robert Lee Bailey, 70, went to spend his first day in heaven on September 2, 2014. Survived by wife, Carol; sons, Heath (Erin), Scott (Evette) and Jason; sisters, Carolee Saccomanno and Lovay (Bill) Messenger; sister-in-law, Sharron Abney; grandchildren, Miranda, Madison, Jed, and Isabel; his 'second family', dad and mom, Richard and Ernestine Gallegos; siblings, Yrene (Owen) Morgan, Richard (Brenda) Gallegos and Ramona (Rich) Huffman; niece and nephews, Jeremy, Ben, Timothy, Jennifer and Ryan and their families; and numerous other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bill; father and mother-in-law, Joseph and Eileen Galloway; brothers-in-law, Frank Saccomanno and Larry Richwine. Bob was born to Lee and Agnes Bailey on January 6, 1944, in Redding, Calif. He served in the United States Air Force and retired from the Pueblo Police Department after 25 years of service. Bob enjoyed being with his family, family gatherings, the Morning Coffee Club, working on his 1947 Chevy truck, finding bears for his 400 plus collection, and conversing with whomever would listen to him. He loved his dogs, Katie and Sugar Bear, and promised that when he arrived in heaven, all of the dogs previously loved on earth would be loved and cared for. Viewing, one hour prior to service. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday, September 8, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, 310 West 11th Street, with Pastors Eunjoo Yi and Doug Cox officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the U.S. Air Force Honor Guard and the Pueblo Veterans' Ritual Team. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to the Special Olympics or a charity of your choice. Online condolences, www.MontgomeySteward.com

View current weather.

Memories Timeline

View the Timeline

Guestbook

  1. You will be missed! I am very blessed to have been your niece.
    Rest in peace Uncle Bob.
    Kenny, Sherry, Josh, and Justin Sharp

  2. You will be missed! I am very blessed to have been your niece.
    Rest in peace Uncle Bob.
    Kenny, Sherry, Josh, and Justin Sharp

Sign the Guestbook, Light a Candle

Sign the Guestbook