William “Stephen” Bailiff, 69, went to be with the Lord March 19, 2018 at his home in Rutledge. He worked as a Coal Miner, Electrician and Cowboy. He was preceded in death by his parents, Riley and Ruby Bailiff and sister, Rosemary Slone.
Survivors include his wife, Dale Bailiff; children, Kay and her husband Michael Stacy; Tyler and his wife Leah Bailiff; grandchildren; Logan and his wife Megan Bailiff; Keaton Bailiff, Audra Stacy; great-granddaughter, Dawson Bailiff; brother, Dean and his wife Sandy Bailiff; Jody and his wife Lynne Bailiff; as well as several cousins, nieces, nephews, horses and Elvis.
The family will receive friends from 11:00 – 1:00 Thursday, March 22, 2018 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home prior to the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend Danny Georges officiating. Interment will follow in Historic Bethesda Cemetery.
Should friends desire, contributions may be sent to one of the following horse therapy charities:
Ridin' High, Inc. (Therapeutic Riding) Mane Support (Grief Counseling)
PO Box 2282 2919 Davis Ford Rd
Morristown, TN 37816 Maryville, TN 37804