Larry Bailey

May 16, 1946  – February 18, 2021

Larry Bailey, Precinct 107 Chair

Larry Lee Bailey of Rice, Texas, passed away from this life on February 18, 2021 at the age of 74.   He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.  Larry was a member of the Memorial Baptist Church and later First Baptist Church of Rice, where he became Deacon for the church.  Larry was Vice President on the school board when the Rice Elementary School was built, which is now serving as the City Hall.  He helped to get the Mike Dickens Memorial Park in Rice, he brought the Little League baseball to Rice, and he also was the Mayor of Rice for many years.  He loved the city of Rice and was Precinct 107 Chair with the Republican Party of Navarro County.  He was very outspoken about his conservative political beliefs, participated in all RPNC meetings and events, and asked questions that other people were thinking but were afraid to ask.

The family will have a celebration of Life and luncheon at the First Baptist Church of Rice gymnasium, 201 S, Dallas Street, Rice TX 75155 on Sunday February 28 at 11:30 a.m. following the regular worship service starting at 10:00 a.m.

Funeral arrangements by Griffin-Roughton.

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