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Steven Carl Bailey age 44 longtime resident of Shawnee, Kansas died on October 16, 2017 in Independence Missouri as a result of head trauma from a motor vehicle.
Steve was born in Covina, California on November 13, 1972 to Diane Bailey Haug and Bill Bailey (deceased).
He spent his early childhood in Covina and San Dimas, California before moving to Houston, TX where he attended Bear Creek Elementary and Mayde Creek High school. He later moved to Shawnee, Kansas. He was previously married to Alma Vargas Murillo and Peggy Wiscombe Bailey.
Steve was employed by Safelight Auto Glass in Shawnee for many years and most recently Auto Glass Now in Independence, MO.
He loved baseball, football and soccer when younger and participated in these sports with his children. Steve was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed it. His sense of humor was infectious and loved making people laugh.
He is survived by:
Parents, Chuck and Diane Bailey Haug of Tucson, AZ
Children, Melissa Diane Bailey of Kansas City, KS, Brandon Steven Bailey of Tucson, AZ, Zachary Tyler Bailey of Overland Park, KS, Step-daughter Alma Aguilar of Broomfield, CO
Brother and Sisters, Julie D. Melton and Daryll Melton of Raytown, MO, Ryan C. Haug and Tanya Haug of Seattle, WA, Stephanie Lee Haug of San Antonio, TX
Close friends, Michelle, Bridgette and Lily Bendau of Shawnee, KS
Grandmother Bobbe Kraayenbrink of Durango, CO
Aunts and Uncle Janice and Doug Ahuna of Napa, CA, Wendy Klemm of Durango, CO
Nephews Vincent and Charlie Haug of Seattle, WA and Caleb Melton of Raytown, MO.
Cousins Jim Franklin of Vacaville, CA and Jeff Franklin of Concord, CA, Kristin Vogelsang of Baltimore, MD, Kimberly Ward of Durango, CO, Ryan Klemm of Durango, CO and Joanna Morse, Matt Morse, Phillip Henry, Kathryn Denham all of California.
Memorial Celebration Saturday November 11, 2017 at 11:00a.m. at Johnny’s Tavern, 13131 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Shawnee, KS 66216. For more information regarding memorial funds or donations, please contact Julie Melton or Michelle Bendau.
Thank you Centerpoint Intensive Care Unit for your compassion and care.
Three words that sum up Steve’s life: His Kids, Hard work, Giving
“Celebrate we will, because life is short but sweet for certain….”
by Dave Mathews Band. One of Steve’s favorite bands.