Ronald Edward Bailey

SUBLETTE - Ronald Edward Bailey, age 75, passed away on Sept. 6, 2020 at Garden Valley Retirement Village of Garden City, KS. He was born on Oct. 25, 1944 to Marjorie Frances (Walters) and Andrew William Bailey in Liberal, KS. He married Cecilia Kay Minyen on Jan. 19, 1966; they later divorced. Ron graduated from Sublette High School in 1963, served in the U.S. Army and worked for many years as a Natural Gas Transmission Operator for Enron. He married Karen Sue (Van Etten) Miller on Dec. 27, 2003. Ron served in the U.S. Army.

Ron is survived by his wife, Karen Bailey of Sublette, KS; a son, Roger Bailey of Basehor, KS; a daughter Ronda Bailey, of Wichita, KS; two granddaughters; and his brothers, James Bailey of Northglen, CO, Jery Bailey of Sublette, KS, and Royce Bailey of Dodge City, KS. He is preceded in death by his parents.

A private family service will be held to honor his life with inurnment at Haskell County Cemetery. Condolences may be left online at

Posted online on September 08, 2020