Daniel Leslie Bailor, 81, of Olanta died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 at the Clearfield Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Born July 26, 1932 in Narehood, Clinton County, he was the son of Warren Leslie and Anna Mae (Smith) Bailor. Mr. Bailor retired as the shop foreman for Purcell Tire in Clearfield. Prior to that, he had worked for Clearfield Recapping.
He was Methodist by faith.
On June 21, 1952 in Clearfield, he wed the former Gretchen Gelnette, who survives along with four children, Brenda M. Bailor Houston and Daniel J. “Chip” Bailor, both of Clearfield, David L. Bailor and his wife, Jodi of Madera and Doug C. Bailor and his wife, Kathy of Olanta.
Also surviving are seven grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and four sisters, Janet Grice and her husband, Lynn “Scoot” and Florence Evanko and her husband, Joe, both of Clearfield, Betty Pent of Curwensville and Barbara Rowles of Rockton and an aunt Ruth Smeal of Irvona.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, James Bailor.
At the request of Mr. Bailor, there will be no public visitation and a private visitation and funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be in the Bloomington Cemetery, Curwensville.
The family suggests contributions be made to either the American Cancer Society, the American Lung Association or the charity of the donor’s choice
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.chidboyfuneralhome.com.
The Chester C. Chidboy Funeral Home Inc. of Curwensville is in charge of the arrangements.