Robert B. Bailey

Concord, N.H. — Robert B. Bailey, 75, died Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House in Concord, with family by his side.

He was born a son of Bernard Bailey and Juliette Durand on Aug. 7, 1937, in Franklin, N.H. Robert served in the US Army for a time before beginning his career in the snack food industry. He lived and worked in Indiana for several years before moving to New Hampshire, which he considered home, where he worked for Wise Potato Chips as Regional Sales Manager. After retiring Robert loved spending time on his boat in the West Alton Marina on Lake Winnipesaukee.

He is predeceased by a sister, Joanne Desruisseaux.

He is survived by his children, Brad Bailey of Lebanon, N.H., Brenda Howard and her husband, Jason of Enfield, N.H., Brett Bailey and his wife, Sandy of Norwich, Vt. and Beverly Martin of Enfield, N.H.; his grandchildren Nicholas, Emilee, Cody, Patrick, Duncan, Van, Brenden and Barrett; and his great-grandchildren, Hannah and Connor.

Private memorial services will be celebrated on Lake Winnipesaukee at a later date.

Condolences may be expressed to Robert’s family in an online guestbook at

Contributions may be made in his memory to the Concord Regional VNA Hospice House, 242 Pleasant Street, Concord, NH 03301.