Mr. Bailey was born on August 19, 1932 in Floyd County, GA., son of the late Q.C. and Viola Carter Bailey. He was Veteran of the United States Army having served during the Korean War and was retired from Textile Rubber Inc. after 32 years of employment and he was a member and Deacon of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by four sisters; Olivia Bailey, Blanche King, Anna Lou Allen and Elizabeth Mashburn and by seven brothers; Marvin, Oscar, Lelton, C.F., Lewis, Foy and Nobel Bailey.
Survivors include his wife, Bonnie Lou Duvall Bailey to whom he was married for 59 years. One daughter, Delana Bailey Sloan of Calhoun and one son, Kenneth Randall Bailey of Resaca. Two sisters, Geraldine Worley and Jeanette Barnette both of Calhoun and T.J. “Dude” Bailey of Calhoun. Two granddaughters, Holly Michelle Cochran and Stephanie Michelle Bailey and two great grandchildren, Tyler Reese Cochran and Zane Hunter Cochran and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Funeral services for Mr. Kenneth Randolph Bailey will be held on Wednesday November 21 at 3 p.m. from the Chapel of Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home with Rev. Bo Evans, Rev. Jackie Chastain and Rev. Jimmy Edge officiating with music to be arranged by Mrs. Norma Ingle. Interment will follow in Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Whitfield County. Pallbearers serving will include Rodney Bailey, Phillip Duvall, Wes Mullins, Woody Mullins, Carey Parris and Randy Callaway.
The Bailey family received friends Tuesday November 20 between the hours of 6-9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be expressed and the guest book signed at www.maxbrannonandsons.com. Max Brannon & Sons Funeral Home of Calhoun is in charge of directing the funeral services.