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PRINCETON Stuart Gilbert Bailey, 84, of Fuller Lane, Princeton died Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at the Transitions Life Care in Raleigh, NC following a long illness.
Born April 11, 1934 in Princeton, he was the son of the late Hobart Bailey and Cozetta Wiley Bailey Melvey.
Stuart was a graduate of Princeton High School and a veteran of the Korean Conflict serving with the U.S. Army.
Stuart was retired supervisor for the Celanese Corporation in Narrows, VA with 35 years of services. While his health permitted, he attended the Princeton Church of God. He loved to fish and truly loved watching baseball, basketball and football.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, April Lagrone, stepson, Brian Shane Weeks.
Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 41 years, Jeanette Ann Weeks Bailey; four children: Teresa Miller, Marsha Bailey both of NC, Sandra Bailey of FL, and Scott Bailey of VA; Stepchildren: Aubrey Weeks & Kimberly Weeks both of WV, Eric Weeks of OH, & Renee Harrington of VA. and the mother of his children, Grace Andrew Bailey of NC; 6 grandchildren, 13 step grandchildren and several step great grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, April 16, 2018 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road in Princeton with Pastor Joey Vickers officiating. Burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.
Friends may visit with the family Monday from 10:00 AM until the service hour at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com
Serving as pallbearers are Alex Reed, Arianne Miller, Jimmy Walker, Wiley Conner, Shane Weeks & Branden Weeks.
The Bailey family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on April 14, 2018
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