|Birth: ||Feb. 26, 1922|
|Death: ||May 9, 2011|
1922 - 2011
Howard Bailey, 89, of Flatwoods, went home to be with his Savior on Monday, May 9, 2011, in Trinity Station Retirement Community in Flatwoods.
Mr. Bailey was born February 26, 1922, in Flatwoods, a son of the late Harry Bailey Sr. and Martha Short Bailey.
He was a director/elder at Faith Christian Assembly where he built some of the church buildings. He also built the first doctor's office, pharmacy, dentist office, and dairy bar just to name a few. He built more than 200 houses in Flatwoods, plus commercial properties.
Mr. Bailey was a Kentucky colonel. He was an Army veteran.
He was preceded in death by a son, Howard Michael Bailey; four brothers, Clarence, Hiram, Paul and Homer Bailey; and six sisters, Ruby Kirk, Gertie Puckett, Opal Marion, Mary Greene, Mabel Puckett, and Lullabelle Barnett.
Mr. Bailey is survived by his loving wife of 68 years, Thelma L. Caudill Bailey; three sons, J.P. (Nancy) Bailey, and Dwight (Cathy) Bailey, both of Flatwoods, and Mark (Alexis) Bailey of Norfolk, Va.; a daughter, Sheila (William) Deborde of Flatwoods; and a daughter-in-law, Joyce Bailey of South Charleston, Ohio. He is also survived by two brothers, Harry (Vicki) Bailey and Jack Bailey; 18 grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 12, 2011, at Faith Christian Assembly in Flatwoods with the Rev. Brent Bailey and the Rev. Don Adkins officiating. Burial will follow in Bellefonte Memorial Gardens in Flatwoods.
The visitation will be Wednesday, May 11, 2011, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Bailey Family Funeral Home in Flatwoods.
Bellefonte Memorial Gardens
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Record added: May 09, 2011
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