He was born in Elizabeth, WV on February 27, 1938, one of twelve
children of the late Obey Columbus and Pearl Gailey Bailey.
He enjoyed working on the farm and raising chickens and the
companionship of his dog Muffet.
He is survived by his wife Gloria Jean Fury Bailey, their eight
children Carl Bailey, Jr. and Barb, Rodney Bailey and Peggy, Susan
Lemley and Rodney, Peanut Bailey and Tina, Doug Bailey and Cindy,
Chuck Bailey and Jackie, Jeanie Bailey, Vickie Bailey, several
grandchildren, great grandchildren, and seven brothers and sisters
Gary, Jackie, Bobbie, Ruth and Frank Bailey, Patty Parkers and Opal
Lockhart and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one daughter
Peggy Bailey, two grandchildren and four brothers and sisters, Eddie
Bailey, Marion Parker, Gladys Bowman and Ruby Bailey.
The funeral service will be at 3:00 pm Friday at Leavitt Funeral Home,
Parkersburg with Rev. Larry Dale officiating. Burial will be at the
Walker Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 - 8 on Thursday and for
one hour prior to the services on Friday.
Online condolences may be sent by visiting LeavittFuneralHome.com