French Bailey

January 9, 1946 ~ April 19, 2022 (age 76)


French Bailey, 76 of Panther, WV. departed this life on Tuesday, April 19, 2022 from McDowell Nursing and Rehabilitation at Gary, WV.

Born January 9, 1946 in Mohawk, WV. he was the son of the late Beechie and Grace (Cline) Bailey.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife: Drena “Gail” Bailey; son: Mark Bailey; brothers: Beechie Jr. Bobby, Burnice, Andy, and Leonard Bailey; sisters: Shelby and Leona Bailey

French attended the Church of God. He loved collecting knives, hunting, and riding his 4-wheeler. He enjoyed listening to Blue Grass music.

Those left to love and cherish his memory are his daughter: Karen (Joe) Vanover of Panther; sons: French Alex and Danny Bailey of Princeton, WV; grandchildren: Summer Bailey, Tina (Matthew) Lester, Scotty Branham, Lorrie and Walter Travis Mullins and Shantel Hope all of Panther, WV.; special great grandson: Hunter Edwards. He also leaves behind a host of loving family and friends.

French had a Direct Burial on Thursday, April 21, 2022 at the Bailey Family Cemetery in Panther, WV.

He was carried to his final resting place by his family and friends.

He may be gone from our sight but never from our hearts.

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Graveside Service
April 21, 2022

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bailey Cemetery
Long Pole Road
Panther, WV 24872

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