Richard G. Gor Bailey, 60, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Jan. 4, 2021, at his home. His family has granted his wishes of cremation. Dawson Funeral Services is caring for his family at this time. Richard Glen Bailey was born Feb. 19, 1960, in Cedar Rapids, to Edward Glen Moose and Rose (Albaugh) Bailey. He worked as a pipefitter. Gor lived by his own rules. He enjoyed his job and union brothers, beer, heavy metal concerts, live music, Harley rides, liver & onions, and spending time with his family, especially his granddaughter. Those left to cherish his memories are his daughter, Jennifer (Justin) Dewey of Altoona; sister, Kathy (Rick) Sparrow of Tipton; brothers, Steve (Janet) Bailey of Alvarado, Texas, and Don (Jean) Bailey of Walker; ex-wife and friend Chris Bailey of Lisbon; special friend Cathy Shoun of Vero Beach, Fla.; honorary daughter Doria (Richard) Cook of Cedar Rapids; the apple of his eye, his granddaughter, Ashlyn Rose of Altoona; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He is preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Roger. Memorials may be directed to his family in his honor. Online condolences may be left for the family at

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