BENKELMAN -- Jay Dee Bailey, 67, died at Dundy County Hospital on March 9, 2006.
He was born December 7, 1938 in a house in Stratton, Nebraska to Justus D. and Marjorie Pearl Bailey.
The family moved to Colorado when Jay was 2 years old, and Jay graduated from Arvada High School in 1956.
He served his country in the US Navy from 1956 to 1962. He saw much of the world while on the aircraft carrier Bon Homme Richard.
Jay worked for Coors Brewery in Colorado for more than fifteen years. He moved to Michigan and worked for General Motors and its subsidiaries until his retirement.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Justus and Marjorie Bailey and his daughter Terri Lin Bailey.
Survivors include his son, Joseph D Bailey.
He was cremated and there were no services. His final resting place is on a hilltop at the Indian Head Ranch. Friends and family may leave condolences at www.carpenterbreland.com
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.