Charles Horace Bailey

December 2, 1944 ~ November 24, 2021 (age 76)


Charles H. Bailey 76 of Southport NC passed away on Wednesday the 24th day of November at home with his family by his side. Charles is survived by his wife Joanne of 53 years, sister Susan Fischer(Joel), son Burt (Angela) Bailey, daughter Sarah (Ernie) Gelegonya, grandchildren Amanda Bailey (Justin), Kimberly Gelegonya (Bryant), William Gelegonya, Aydn Bailey, Catherine Lupyan (Kody), great grandchildren Raelyn, Rowen, Jackson

Charles was born in Cobleskill, NY on December 2, 1944 to the late Horace and Julia Bailey. Preceded in death by sister Judy Liston.

Charles was a loving husband, father grandfather, great grandfather, son, brother, and a mentor to all.

He was a skilled craftsmen, mechanic, Engineer who was always there for everyone.

He especially loved his family and enjoyed doing things with them.

A special thank you to Lower Cape Fear Life Care for their loving care and support. Also thank you to  Michael J Fulwood Funeral Service.

The family will be hosting a gathering of family and friend at 168 South Shore Dr., Southport, NC on December 11th between 2pm and 4pm.

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Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Charles

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Gathering of Family and Friends
December 11, 2021

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Bailey Family Home
168 South Shore Drive, BSL
Southport, NC 28461


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