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Thomas Francis Bailey, Sr.

May 6, 1934 March 7, 2020
Thomas Francis Bailey, Sr.
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BAILEY, Thomas F., Sr. 85, of Tampa, passed away unexpectedly during mass at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on Saturday, March 7, 2020. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Bailey; son, Thomas F. Bailey, Jr. He is survived by his wife, Joan Owens; daughters, Doreen Radder (Lloyd), Carol LaCour (Raymond), Karen Young (Robert); step-daughters, Darleen Smith (Lance), and Kathleen Owens (Greg); sister, Joan Rucci (Frank); grandchildren, Mandi Radder Cardillo (Ryan), Robert Young, Michael Radder, Kimberly LaCour Grucza (Vincent), Natalie Young, Amelia Young, Zachary LaCour, and Lauren Young; great-grandchildren, Samantha Cardillo, Luke Cardillo, and Lucy Grucza. Thomas to date, was a long-standing member of the Knights of Columbus. After graduating from Calvert Hall in Maryland, he served in the Naval Armed Forces. He attended Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church since 1965. There he was involved in many ministries and organizations. Over the years, he served as Eucharistic Minister, Usher, COR Director, CYO advisor and scout leader to name a few. He also held officer positions in many organizations. Tom was a sports fanatic. He played on the football team in high school. He coached at Southeast Little League as well as PAL football in Tampa. He umpired baseball for many years. Catching any and all sports on television was one of his latest partimes, especially the new XFL and the Rays. Tom was a loving and supportive husband, dad, grandfather, great-grandfather, step-father and step-grandfather. He will be missed immensely. A memorial visit will be conducted on Thursday, March 12, 2020 from 6 to 8 PM at Southern Funeral Care in Riverview. A Memorial Mass will take place at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church on Friday, March 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM. In lieu of flowers those who wish may make donations to Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 7001 South 12th Avenue, Tampa, FL 33619, ATTN: Thomas Bailey Memorial.

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Visitation

Thursday

12

Mar

6:00 PM 3/12/2020 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 3/12/2020 8:00:00 PM
Southern Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Inc.

10510 Riverview Drive
Riverview, FL 33578

Southern Funeral Care and Cremation Services, Inc.
10510 Riverview Drive Riverview 33578 FL
United States

Memorial Mass

Friday

13

Mar

10:00 AM 3/13/2020 10:00:00 AM
Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church

7001 South 12th Avenue
Tampa, Florida 33619

Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church
7001 South 12th Avenue Tampa 33619 Florida
United States
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