William W. Bailey, 66, of Warsaw passed away after a brief illness, January 21, 2022, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. William was born January 14, 1956, in Warsaw to Wintford and Leona (Lee) Bailey. On February 14, 1980, he married Rebecca Hamilton. She survives.
William had a great sense of humor and loved making people laugh. He was a father figure to everyone and was known by his family as the “real superman”. He loved Emmett Kelly, the Minnesota Vikings and his animals. He loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them.
William is survived by his wife of 41 years, Becky, three children, Sabrina (Aaron) Gothan of Mentone, Doreen (Michael) Walters of Virginia Beach, William Bailey, Jr. of Florida; ten grandchildren, Katie, Brooke, Jacky, Beau, Celissa, Kaleb, Gage, Savannah, Dylan, Angelina and six great grandchildren, Abby, Estevon, Jacob, Esme, Max and Gage Jr. Also surviving are two sisters, Jane (Charlie) Boring of Warsaw, Marlene Bailey of Pierceton; two brothers, Elam Bailey of Winona Lake and Matthew Bailey of San Diego and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Juanita Wooten and a brother Joseph Bailey.
In keeping with his wishes, cremation will take place.
Memorial contribution in William’s honor may be given to the family.