Derry, N.H. — Warren I. Bailey, 88, of Derry, N.H., died Wednesday December 19, 2012 in the Arbors of Bedford. He was born in Derry on November 13, 1924, a son of the late Elwyn and Ethel (Venner) Bailey. Having been a lifelong resident of Derry, he attended Pinkerton Academy, Class of 1944. Mr. Bailey had been employed as a custodian for Grenier Airfield in Manchester, and worked several years as a security guard at Pinkerton Academy in Derry. In his earlier years, he loved the outdoors as he went on numerous hunting and fishing trips. Mr. Bailey was a Navy veteran serving during World War II and the Korean Conflict, and was an Air Force veteran serving during the Vietnam era. Mr. Bailey was a member of the Air Force Sergeants Association, and the AARP.
He is survived by his sister, Lucy (Bailey) Brown of Derry; as well as many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his eight siblings.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours were held Wednesday, December 26 from 4–7 p.m. in the Peabody Funeral Homes and Crematorium, 15 Birch St., Derry. Funeral services will be Thursday at 10 a.m. in the funeral home. Burial will be in Forest Hill Cemetery in E. Derry. Memorials may be made to the Community Caregivers, 58 E. Broadway, Derry, NH 03038 or to Rockingham Meals on Wheels, 106 North Rd., Brentwood, NH 03833. For more information, please visit, www.peabodyfuneralhome.com