Donald (Beetle) Eugene Bailey Sr., 64, New Philadelphia, died May 8, 2010 in Union Hospital, Dover after a long illness.

He was born in Martins Ferry, Apr. 20, 1946 and lived in Jewett; he was the son of the late Leo and Esther Leora Dowdell Bailey. He was raised by his grandparents Jonas and Esther Dowdell.

He is also preceded in death by his beloved aunt and Uncle Mary and Chuck Hammond. Services were held Monday, May 10, 2010 at The First Presbyterian Church 633 North Main Street, Uhrichsville with the Rev. Mark Unrue officiating. Interment followed at the Fairview Cemetery in Jewett.

Blackburn Funeral Home of Jewett was in charge of arrangements.