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Howard BaileyJuly 9, 1941 ~ January 5, 2018 (age 76)
Howard Gale Bailey, 76, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Friday, January 5, 2018 at his home.
He was born July 9, 1941, in Irvine, Kentucky. He was preceded in death by his father, H.J. Bailey and a sister, Ada Abbott. He retired from Columbia Utilities Commission in the Water Plant Operation, was a member of Russell Heights Baptist Church, where he played the piano for years, a member of the Singing Bailey Family and an accomplished musician, making music from any instrument. He served in the National Guard during the Vietnam Era.
His wife – Julia Neat Bailey of Columbia
His daughter & son-in-law – Missy and Shane Garmon of Columbia
His mother – Glydus Bailey of Columbia
Three brothers – Junior Bailey and his wife Sue, Bill Bailey and his wife Dorthy, Danny Bailey and his wife Linda all of Columbia
One sister – Irene Harmon of Glens Fork
Two grandsons – Trey and Tanner Garmon
One great-granddaughter – Aubree Rey Garmon
Several other relatives and friends
Funeral service – Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Bro. Jerry Puteet and Bro. Vitis Bailey officiating
Burial in New Hope Cemetery with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097
Visitation after 4:00 P.M. Monday
In lieu of flowers, donation of Gideon Bibles or to the New Hope Cemetery Fund would be appreciated. These may be made at the funeral home.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements