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Lebanon, Ohio horseman Emmor Baily dies

April 12, 2017

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Well-known Lebanon, Ohio, horseman Emmor Thomas Baily, 91, died April 9.
Born to Emmor D. and Pearl S. (nee Gardner) Baily on April 27, 1925, in Lebanon, he was a 1943 graduate of Lebanon High School. He was active for many years with the Warren County Fair Board and raced at Lebanon Raceway for more than 40 years.

He was a member of the Lebanon Masonic Lodge, a veteran of the United States Navy and a volunteer for the Republican Party in Lebanon. He had a strong love for animals, farming and gardening.

Mr. Baily is survived by his wife, Jane (nee Manis); sons, Emmor Stephen (Molly) and David Bruce; daughter, Elizabeth "Beth" (Tim) Hall; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Phillip Ray; sister, Evelyn Rodgers; and the mother of his children, Phyllis Mounts.

Visitation will be held on Thursday (April 27) from 4-5 p.m., with a memorial service beginning at 5 p.m., all at Oswald-Hoskins Funeral Home, Lebanon. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Association.

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