BURRILLVILLE- Leonard Gibson Bailey "Lenny", 66, passed away Monday afternoon at home. He was the devoted husband of Bonnie Rae Stephenson. A lifelong resident of Pascoag he was the son of the late Luther M. and Grace M. (Gibson) Bailey.
Mr. Bailey was a Marine Sergeant during the Vietnam War. Lenny received a Bachelor degree from Bryant University in Law Enforcement and Business Management. He was a police officer with the Burrillville Police Department, climbing to the rank of Sergeant during his 25 year career with the department.
Besides his wife he leaves a son Leonard Gibson Bailey II and his wife Tina of El Rancho, New Mexico; a daughter Dawn Marie Caniff and her husband Dennis, of Pascoag; a sister Charlene Ladurantye of Tanunton, MA; four grandchildren Brennon C. Grover, Devin B. Caniff, DanielG. Bailey and Violet G. Bailey.
His funeral will be held Monday, April 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM from the Boucher Funeral Home, 272 Sayles Ave. Pascoag with a Funeral Service at 11 AM in Berean Baptist Church, 474 Chapel St. Harrisville. Inurnment will follow in Acotes Hill Cemetery, Chepachet. Relatives and friends are invited and may call Sunday 5-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donation may be made in his memory to Burrillville Police Department Training Fund Attention Mark Adams, 105 Harrisville Main St., Harrisville, RI 02830. For additional information please visit www.boucherfh.com