Published DateTILTON — Michael J. Bailey, 54, of Tilton, died at his home on June 19, 2013 surrounded by his family and friends after a brave battle with Multiple Systems Atrophy and Esophageal Cancer.
He was born in Laconia on Nov. 13, 1958 the son of George W. and Jessie A. (DeBay) Bailey. Mike was raised in Tilton and was a 1977 graduate of Tilton-Northfield High School. Several years ago, he was employed as a supervisor at Polyclad Laminates in Franklin, Brox in Dracut, MA, GMI Paving Gilford, and Wyman-Gordon, Franklin.
Mike is a well-known artist known as "Pumpkin Man." He was an avid fan of the New England sports teams.
Family members include his wife of 15 years, Dianne (Linteau) Bailey of Tilton and his beloved best friend Manhattan, 4 children: Jessie Bell and her husband Adam of Hill, Jed Bailey and wife Samantha of Northfield, Tyler Marcoux of Tilton and Hunter Marcoux of Tilton, 2 granddaughters: Olivia May Bell and Gracie Ann Bailey, his twin
brother Bruce Bailey of Tilton, 2 sisters: Elinor Bailey of Oregon and Debra Wescott of Sanbornton, and nieces and nephews..
Visiting hours will be held Thursday, June 27, 2013 from 5-7:00 pm at Paquette-Neun Funeral Home, 104 Park St., Northfield. A funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm.
Donations in memory of Mike may be made to the Norris Cotton Cancer Center, One Medical Center Dr., Lebanon, NH 03756.
Please visit www.neunfuneralhomes.com for information and an online guestbook.