Harry J. Bailes, 76, of Monaca, formerly of Hookstown, PA, entered Heaven’s gate on May 7, 2023 surrounded by his family.
Harry was born on June 27, 1946, in Beaver, PA He was the son of the late Renric and Anna Bailes. Harry was preceded by two sisters, Shirley Hysong and Martha Rose, three brothers, Clarence, Thomas ‘Mike’ and David Bailes.
He will be remembered and missed by his daughter Joanne (Ronald Gianfrancesco, a son Michael Yoho, sister Alice Craft, and his brothers Edward (Paula) Bailes and Donald (Scherry) Bailes. Also surviving are 9 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. He will also be sadly missed by his nephew, Mark (Tammy) Richard and many other nieces and nephews.
Harry spent many years driving his International Big Rig and loved to be on the road. He loved to spend his time listening to Bluegrass Music, and playing his guitar at Bluegrass Festivals. He was always the life of the party and knew how to make others smile with his sense of humor. Harry also took pride and joy in his Dodge Ram pick-up truck.
Harry will be greatly missed by many and the memories he leaves behind will be treasured by those who loved him most. KEEP ON TRUCKIN’!!
Friends will be received on Wednesday, May 10th from 2-4 PM and 6-8 PM at SIMPSON FUNERAL & CREMATION SERVICES, 1119 Washington Avenue, Monaca where services will be held on Thursday at 11 AM with Reverend Norman Eckert, officiating.
Thank you to Life Beaver of Beaver County.
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