Bruce Eugene Bailey

September 03, 1956 ‒ February 28, 2016

Delaware, Ohio

Bruce Eugene Bailey, 59, of Delaware passed away Sunday afternoon February 28, 2016 at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus.

He was born September 3, 1956 in rural Centerburg, Ohio to Marvin and Gwendolyn (Walker) Bailey. He graduated from Delaware Hayes High School in 1974 and served his country as a member of the United States Navy for 6 years. He drove taxi in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area for several years before coming back to Ohio and driving cab for the Dublin Taxi Service.

Left to cherish his memory is his father Marvin Bailey of Delaware; two brothers Keith (Jody Alders) Bailey of Gahanna and Rev. Steve (Marcie) Bailey of Independence; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother in 2014.

A Celebration of Life service is being planned for a later date and will be announced here upon completion.

The Snyder-Rodman Funeral Center of Delaware is honored to serve this veteran and his family.

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  • Marvin and family,

    I am so sorry for the sorrow you are experiencing at this time in your life. Know that he is back in Heaven with his mother Gwen who was a wonderful kind lady. I truly hope you can find peace for the loss of Bruce who was so young. I will keep all of you in my prayers and wish we could give you a big hug Marvin but hopefully you feel the love coming your way from us in Florida.

    Ron and Amber Elliott

  • Dear Family,
    May you find comfort and strength in the memories you shared with your dear loved one. Know that our loving heavenly father will help you to cope with your loss. 1-Peter 5:7 reminds us that “while you throw all your anxiety on him, because he cares for you” you are never alone. So may the GOD of all comfort embrace you and wipe the tears from your hearts now and always.

  • It’s always sad when someone you knew from the past,passes away.Bruce was a loyal veteran and is to be commended for his service to our country.May God bless those who grieve his passing.

  • We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your son. Marvin you and your family will be in our prayers. May God comfort your entire family.


    Marsh and Betty Townley

  • We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss of your son. May God bless you and your family. We will be praying for you and family.


    Bill and Linda Richardson

  • My heart is with you all. I have so many fond memories of Bruce and drama club at Hayes. Mr Bailey, Keith and Steve I am so sorry for the loss of your brother/son. Know that my prayers are with you as you go through this heartbreak.

  • God Bless and Thank YOU,Bruce for your service in The U.S.Navy”Fair winds and following seas”.. RIP………. And Semper Fi. “Sailor rest your oar”.

  • I was so sorry to hear about your loss. Mom and I will be keeping you and your family in our prayers.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you Uncle Marvin. We were really sad to hear of Bruce’s passing.

  • My condolences to the family
    I considered Bruce a dear friend. We worked together at Dublin Taxi. I will truly miss the conversations we had. Bruce always seem to bring a smile to anyone that was around him. May he now be at peace.

  • I am sorry to hear of the loss of your son & brother. I pray for your peace and comfort in this difficult time. God bless your family.