WARWICK, R.I. -- Steven J Bailey, 56, Warwick, died Tuesday, August 12, 2014, in Warwick, R.I. He was the beloved husband of Cheryl A. (Penney) Bailey.
He was born in Defiance, Ohio, the son of Charles J Bailey and Shelby J. (Patten) Bailey and stepson of Leona (Geiger) Bailey. He had been a resident of Warwick for 30 years. Steven was employed at the RI School of Design as an academic recorder and retired in 2013. He served with the United States Navy for eight years. He loved spending time with his grandchildren, riding his motorcycle, golfing and reading.
He is also survived by his daughter, Tammy C. Hipsman, and her husband, Scott; and his son, David A. Sinkiewicz, and his wife, Kimberly. He was the grandfather of Raymond Beaudry, Isabella Volpe, Lilyanna Volpe, Sophia Hipsman and Joshua Volpe; and brother of Susan Klender, Rebecca Gee and Deborah Rogers.
Funeral services were held at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Warwick, R.I., on Friday, August 15. Burial with military honors were held in Bourne National Cemetery on Cape Cod.