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Charles Landis Bailey

July 7, 1934 December 3, 2018
Charles Landis Bailey
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Obituary for Charles Landis Bailey

Charles Landis Bailey, 84, of Charleston, passed away, December 3, 2018, at CAMC memorial Hospital, surrounded by his loving family.
He was born July 7, 1934, in Davin, WV to the late William “Rich”, and Myrlie Harless Bailey. He was also preceded in death by sister, India Mae Toler and brother, Jason Landon Bailey.
On January, 4, 1955, Charles enlisted in the the United States Air Force and was stationed at MacGuire Air Force Base in New Jersey. There he served his country for four years before joining the Air National Guard where he served until 1964.
Charles retired in 1993 from Valley Bell Dairy with 36 years of service. It was also where he met the love of his live, Nellie Duffield in 1958. During his retirement years he became Assistant Scoutmaster for Troop 19 at at Aldersgate Church in Sissonville, and worked part time at the Kanawha County Board of Education, where he made many friends while delivering mail or working in the print shop.
Charles was a devoted husband, adored father, and cherished grandfather, who loved his family with undeniable passion. He also enjoyed camping trips, Myrtle Beach vacations, and cookouts. He never met a stranger and would often end a conversation with “Glad you got to see me.”
Charles is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Nellie Duffield Bailey; daughters, Drenda Bumgardner (Rick) of Sissonville, Linda Willard (Danis) of Julian, NC, and Lori Otey (Jason Ward) of Charleston; grandsons, Cory and Chris Good, both of Sissonville; granddaughters, Bailey and Riley Otey, both of Charleston; step-granddaughters, Jessica Bumgardner, Christy Gaylord, and Robin Yow; step-grandsons, Jamie and Jacob Ward, and Randall Willard; sisters, Sharon Mallorey (OJ) of Glen Allen Virginia, Phyllis Ellis (Jon) of Sugarloaf, PA and Sandra Hall (Mike) of Cyclone, WV; brother, L.P. “Bo” Bailey (Randee) of Carthage, NY; numerous nieces, nephews and special friends, Jon Ventura and Marvin Estep.
The family would like to thank the CAMC SICU nursing staff. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the CAMC Foundation, 3414 Staunton Avenue, SE, Charleston, WV 25304, or a charity of your choice.
Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Friday, December 7, 2018, at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, Charleston with Pastor Marvin Estep officiating. Burial will be in Donel C. Kinnard State Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Dunbar.
Visitation with the family will be from 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, December 6, also at the funeral home.
Online condolences can be sent to the family at cpjfuneralhome.com
Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home is serving the Bailey family.


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Visitation

Thursday

6

Dec

6:00 PM 12/6/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/6/2018 8:00:00 PM
Cunningham, Parker & Johnson Funeral Home

1325 Washington Street W
Charleston, WV 25302

Cunningham, Parker & Johnson Funeral Home
1325 Washington Street W Charleston 25302 WV
United States

Service

Friday

7

Dec

11:00 AM 12/7/2018 11:00:00 AM
Cunningham, Parker & Johnson Funeral Home

1325 Washington Street W
Charleston, WV 25302

Cunningham, Parker & Johnson Funeral Home
1325 Washington Street W Charleston 25302 WV
United States

Interment with Military Honors

Friday

7

Dec

12:30 PM 12/7/2018 12:30:00 PM
Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery

130 Academy Drive
Dunbar, WV 25064

Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery
130 Academy Drive Dunbar 25064 WV
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery Final Resting Place

130 Academy Drive
Dunbar, WV 25064

130 Academy Drive Dunbar 25064 WV
United States
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