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Kenneth Bailey

Kenneth Wayne Bailey Sr.

Sunday, July 22nd, 1956 - Thursday, January 2nd, 2020
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Mr. Kenneth Wayne Bailey Sr. of Colorado Springs, Colorado departed into eternity on January 2nd, 2020 at Penrose St. Francis Hospital in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

Kent, as he was affectionately called was born in Iredell County on July 22, 1956 to the late Juanita Johnson Allen and Wilford Bailey. Kenneth attended Iredell County Schools and graduated from West Iredell High School class of 1975. He attended Pikes Peak Community College in Colorado Springs, Colorado and graduated with a degree in Business Administration.

At a early age, Kenneth joined the army. He served his country faithfully for 14 years. Kent was a fun loving person that never met a stranger. He was a hard worker, a dedicated father, a loving son, brother, uncle and friend to all that knew him.

He was preceded in death by his loving mother Juanita Johnson Allen, his maternal grandmother Creola Johnson, his Paternal grandparents Mr and Mrs. Curlee Bailey, his adoptive parents Mr and Mrs Claude Turner Bailey, his adoptive brother Tim Bailey, his brother Lee Bailey Millsaps, his aunt Francis Johnson Garner, and two uncles Thomas Johnson and Paul Curlee Bailey.

Left to cherish the memory of his life are his loving parents, Rev. Wilford and Ophelia Bailey. Five children Kenya Howze of Charlotte NC, Chasidy (Caderis) Heath of Cleveland NC, Kenneth (Angela) Bailey Jr. of Colorado Springs, Co, Terrell James Bailey (Aimee) of Colorado Springs, CO, and Ebony Bailey of Temple Texas. Six grandchildren Amber (Josh) Joyce of Charlotte NC, Myleek Green of Charlotte NC, Nicholas (Elizabeth) Stevenson of Cleveland, NC, Dominic Corrales of Phoenix Arizona, and Jonyce Bailey of Colorado Springs, Colorado one unborn grandchild of Temple Texas. Four great granddaughters Tori Stevenson, Jayden Stevenson and Khloe Stevenson all of Cleveland, NC and Parker Joyce of Charlotte NC. Two sisters Debra (Edward) Nesbit of Statesville and Joy Bailey Dorty of Troutman, NC. Two brothers, Barney Bailey Sr. of Statesville, NC, and Christopher (Lynette) Bailey of Chicago, Illinois. Sister in law, Beverly Howell Millsaps of Taylorsville, NC. Two aunts, Magalene Bailey of Statesville, NC, Evelyn (John) Horton of Charlotte, NC, two uncles, Leonard ( Wilma) Bailey Sr. of Statesville, NC, Eugene (Angela) Bailey of Rocky Mount, NC. Two nieces, Tiffany Millsaps of Winston-Salem, NC, Brittany Watts Hawblitz of Mooresville, NC. Two nephews Barney (Tyreki) Bailey Jr. and Edward Nesbit II both of Statesville, NC. He was married twice, Janice Bailey of Petersburg Virginia and Kay Francis Gaylor Bailey of Colorado Springs CO.
Special cousins, June Stewart, Janet Garner, Jackie Wellman and Denise St. Martin. Lots of other cousins, relatives and friends.

The family will assemble at the home of his parents Mr. and Mrs. Wilford Bailey at 872 Bailey Farm Road Statesville, NC.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 12:30pm - 1:00pm
    Mt .Vernon AME Zion Church
    631 Pisgah Church Rd
    Statesville,, NC 28625
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  • Service

    Friday, January 10th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Friday, January 10th, 2020 1:00pm
    Mt .Vernon AME Zion Church
    631 Pisgah Church Rd
    Statesville,, NC 28625
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Sandra C

Posted at 07:59am
Sending my deepest sympathy to the Bailey family. May the God of all comfort you during this time. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4) We look forward to seeing God's promises such as Revelation 21:3,4 and Isaiah 33:24 being fulfilled when no one will be sick or even die. Many prayers are with the family.

Posted at 12:52am
To the Bailey,
We send our sincere condolences to your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. May God continue to bless you during this time and always.
George and Michelle Walker

Mark & Becky Chamberlain

Posted at 12:11pm
Kenny was a wonderful man and we will cherish his friendship always! You all are in our thoughts and prayers!
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Henry Shephard

Posted at 04:11pm
Our thoughts and prayer are with the Bailey family during this difficult time.
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Vivian Williams

Posted at 01:15pm
Rev. and Mrs. Bailey and Family,
We were very sorry to hear of the passing of your son, Kenneth. You have our deepest sympathy.

Odell and Vivian Williams

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