Roger Lee Bailey

Born: Fri., Mar. 20, 1942
Died: Fri., Apr. 28, 2017


10:00 AM to 11:00 AM, Fri., May 05, 2017
Location: Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

Funeral Service

11:00 AM Fri., May 05, 2017
Location: Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, P.A.

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Roger Lee Bailey, 75, of Newburg, MD died on April 28, 2017 at the University of MD Charles Regional Medical Center in LaPlata, MD.

Born in Corinne, WV on March 20, 1942 to the late Noble Bailey and the late Mattie F. Bailey, Roger is also preceded in death by his brothers, Noble Bailey, Jr. and Shelton Bailey; and sisters, Viola Sherdon, Virginia Blunt and Ruth Dietmeyer.  Roger is survived by his brother, Benjamine B. Bailey and a host of other family and friends.

Roger served in the US Navy.  He went on to become a DC police officer and a MDTA police officer at the Harry Nice Bridge.  Roger was also an Instrument Technician at PEPCO and most recently worked as a security officer at Swan Point Country Club.  Roger enjoyed NASCAR and country music.  He loved his dog, Casey.

The family will receive friends on Fri., May 5, 2017 from 10AM to 11AM at Arehart-Echols Funeral Home, PA, 211 St. Mary’s Ave., LaPlata, MD, where a Memorial Service will begin at 11AM.  Interment will be held at a later date.  Online condolences to the family can be made at

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Connie Pearson Wood
   Posted Mon May 01, 2017
Wonderful memories during my 25 years of working with kind, caring gentlemen.. My prayers and condolences to all his family and friends.
Sorry that I will not be able to attend the viewing. Rest in Peace my friend!!

Bill and Sylvia Gainey
   Posted Wed May 03, 2017
So sorry to hear about Roger, Bill and Roger were team mates, they worked together as police officers in DC and on the Bridge. He was a gentlemen and fun to be around. RIP my man.

James Albrittain
   Posted Fri May 05, 2017
Sorry to hear about Roger. I knew him from working with him at Morgantown, we worked different shops and shifts but we did hang out and close Haresty's on several occasions. A pleasure to work with and a all around nice guy.

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