Stoughton- Tyler Joseph Bailey, age 15, passed away on Monday, October 7, 2013.
He was born in Madison on November 10, 1997, the son of Joseph Bailey and Shelby Nelson. Tyler was raised in Stoughton and attended Stoughton Schools. He participated in every sport, his passion being football. Tyler liked spending with his friends and family and will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his mother, Shelby (Brad Bartz) Nelson; father, Joe (Kay Gilbertson); brother, Bradley Jr.; three sisters, Sheryl Lynn, Ruby and Malorie Bartz; maternal grandparents, Papa Guy and Nana Arlene Nelson; aunts and uncles, Amie (Jim) Edgington, Chad (Stephanie Mikkelson) Nelson and Bob Bailey; cousin, more like a brother, Jimmy Edgington; cousins, Samantha Jean Young, Gunnar, Mia Jo and Cooper Nelson, Cody, Dylan and Brianna Bailey; and numerous relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Michael Bailey; maternal grandmother, Linda Kruse, in February 2013; great grandparents, Joyce and Burlyn Nelson and Art and Ruby Phillips.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Cress Funeral Home, 206 W. Prospect Street, Stoughton, with Rev. Jerry Amstutz officiating. Friends and relatives are invited to a luncheon reception, immediately following the services, at the Stoughton VFW Post 328. Friends may greet the family from 12 noon until the time of services Saturday.
Cress Funeral Service
206 W. Prospect Street
Stoughton, WI 53589