Edward "Ed" Earl Bailey Sr., 82, Drexel, Missouri was born May 25, 1936. He departed this life on Sunday, July 1, 2018 at Research Medical Center, Kansas City, Missouri.
In 1976, Ed was united in marriage to Joyce Lorraine Heikkinen in Grandview, Missouri.
Ed was a heavy machine operator for Holiday Sand and Gravel in North Kansas City, Missouri until his retirement in 2006.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Ed is survived by his wife of the home; his son, Edward Bailey Jr., Drexel, Missouri; a daughter, Tanya Thompson and husband Mike, Garden City, Missouri; three grandchildren, Breanna Bailey, Kolten Thompson and Xander Bailey; other relatives and friends.
Cremation. No services scheduled at this time.
Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Missouri.