Keith R Bailey
1923 ~ 2016

Keith R. Bailey, a longtime resident of the Heyburn/Paul area passed away Wednesday, February 24, 2016 in Alpine, Utah.

Keith was born in Rupert, Idaho in 1923,the son of Parley Hawkins Bailey and Mary Jane Roderick. He lived on the same farm from his birth until he was 90 years of age. He then sold the remainder of his farm and moved to Alpine, Utah. Keith graduated from Heyburn High School, class of 1941. He married Ellen Myrtle Short, the daughter of Ira Temple Short and Myrtle Ellen Campbell, November 11, 1942 in the Logan Temple. Their best friends for life and eternity, Dale McCombs and Nola Garner were married on that same day in the same Temple.

Together, Keith and Ellen raised lots of farm animals and six children, Gary (Deborah), Dianne (Herschel) Nordhaus, Earl (Janice), Jackie (Robert) Kay, Dean (Betty Jo) and Connie. They have 18 grandchildren and 44 great-grandchildren. While running the farm, Keith also worked as a welder/machinist for J.R. Simplot and later drove heavy equipment for his brother-in-law Louis Stimpson.

Dad served in many Church callings throughout his life. He served as a second counselor in the Heyburn LDS Ward to Bishop Glayde Wilcox and with first counselor Harlow Cheney in 1975.

Dad worked hard throughout his life and was always concerned about the welfare of his family. He taught and lived his life with integrity. While he would never say he was anywhere nearly as good as he should be, his example for honesty, hard work and good has guided the lives of every member of his family.

Ellen preceded him in death on June 15, 1994. Keith later married Gayle Malone of Rupert. She passed away March 2015.

Also preceding him in death are the following brothers and sisters, Parley (1907-1907), Edith Handy (1908-2001), Charles (1910-1978), Ann Gerratt (1913-1989), Seth (1914-2003), Susannah (1917-1917), Mary Wilcox (1925-2012). Surviving siblings include brothers, Ray and Norman and sister, Wanda Stimpson.

Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 at 12:45 pm at the Riverside Cemetery located in Heyburn, Idaho. Family and friends may call Tuesday, March 1, 2016 from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm at the Heyburn LDS Ward Chapel, 530 Villa Drive, Heyburn, Idaho.

Click Here To Send a Message to the Family

Catherine Jane Reed Slaughter

Was born July 24, 1931 in Richmond Indiana at the home of James Thurman Reed and Mae Euphemia Holmquist. Catherine had three younger brothers; Robert Joseph, James Thomas, and Richard Allen Reed. ...READ MORE>

Lisa Clegg Brown

Courageous and loving wife, mother, sister, and friend, returned to her Heavenly Father on September 13, just before turning 54, after a relentless year-and-a-half battle with a rare cancer. ...READ MORE>

Dora Hunsaker Helsing

Died Sept. 7, 2017
She was born in Elwood, Utah and spent most of her adult life in California, before retiring back to Utah and then ultimately... READ MORE>

Vivian Ruth Hanson Pereira

Died Sept. 11, 2017 in Highland, UT at the age of 93. She is survived by her husband, John Pereira, daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Mark Cluff...READ MORE>

     Warenski Funeral Home | American Fork, UT 84003 | 1776 North 900 East | Tel: 801.763.5000 | Fax: 801.763.5002