Irvin Lee Bailey

January 29, 1941 ~ September 29, 2019 (age 78)

Mr. Irvin Lee Bailey, 78 of Calvert City, KY passed away Sunday, September 29, 2019, at his home.

Born Wednesday, January 29, 1941 in Anderson Co., KY, he was the son of the late Hansford Irvin Bailey and the late Ruby (Huffman) Bailey. He was a member of Glensboro Christian Church, where he was baptised in the Salt River in Anderson, Co., KY. He was an inactive member of the Calvert City Masonic Lodge #543. He was the owner of Bailey's Gulf and Wrecker Service of Calvert City, Calvert City, KY.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Margaret (Lee) Bailey; sons, Mark Alan Bailey, wife Tammy of Calvert City, KY, Irvin Lee Bailey, Jr., wife Terri of Calvert City, KY and Paul Owen Bailey, wife Vicky of Benton, KY; sister, Rheta Mae Harman of Calvert City, KY; grandchildren, Josh Bailey, Travor Bailey, Sherry Shearer, Jonathan Bailey, Jeffrey Bailey and Amanda Bailey; great-grandchildren, Bryleigh Shearer, Reese Shearer, Nate Bailey, Andrew Bailey, Lindsey Bailey, Hudson Bailey and Sam Bailey.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, October 3, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY. Bro. Charles Frazier, David Elliott and Bro. Harold Rittenberry will officiate. Interment will follow the service in the Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Paducah, KY.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 2, 2019, at Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th, Benton, KY.

The family asks that memorial contributions be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.

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