Henry E. Bailey of Millbury, passed away on August 18, 2020. He was 87 years old. Henry was the beloved husband of the late Cecelia M. (Carr) Bailey. Born in Somerville, he was the cherished son of the late Harold O. and Doris R. (Breeden) Bailey.
Henry was a U.S. Navy veteran serving during the Korean War. He enjoyed playing cards and cribbage at the Millbury Senior Center. He received his Associates Degree in Civil Engineering from the former Lowell State College. Prior to his retirement, Henry worked as a Civil Engineer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
Henry was the devoted father of Henry E. Bailey Jr. of Winthrop and Rosemary Davenport and her husband David of Tasmania. He was the adored grandfather of Erica and Finn Davenport. Henry was the dear brother of George Bailey of MD, John Bailey of NY, Robert and Frederick Bailey of MA, and predeceased by his siblings Harold, Dottie, Eleanor, Grace and Mary.
Visiting hours will be held at the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Thursday, August 20, following current Massachusetts health guidelines, from 9-10AM, followed by a funeral Mass in St. John the Evangelist Church-Winthrop at 10:30AM. Relatives and friends are invited. Interment will be private.