Dr. Frederick  Bailey
PRINCETON - Dr. Frederick Bailey, 89, of Princeton, died Sunday, November 17, 2019, at his home with his family by his side.
Born May 22, 1930, in Princeton, he was the son of the late Everett Dale Bailey and Fannie Chlorine Burk Bailey.
He was a graduate of Princeton High School, received his Bachelor's Degree from Concord College, Master's Degree from West Virginia University and his Doctorate Degree in English from the University of Tennessee.
Dr. Bailey served his country proudly with the U.S. Navy.
Dr. Bailey retired from Concord University after teaching for forty-seven years in the English Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife of 65 years, Lavonne Ruth Pennington Bailey, along with his two siblings, Garnette Erb and Jack Bailey.
Those left to cherish his memory are his three children, Pamela Jean Bailey and husband Wes, Sally Bailey Deskins and husband Tim and Dr. Dale Frederick Bailey and wife Jean; four grandchildren, Nolan Dempsey and wife Stephanie, Jake and Bailey Deskins and Carson Bailey; two great-grandchildren, Molly Dempsey and Amanda Walker; two great-great-grandchildren, Lilly and Jack Walker.
Dr. Bailey will be entombed beside his wife in the Chapel of the Wildwood Mausoleum of Roselawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton.
The family will honor his request: there will be no visitation and his service will be private.
Expressions of condolences may be shared with the family via www.memorialfd.com.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, gifts be made to the Concord University Foundation, in memory of Dr. Frederick Bailey, P.O. Box 1405, Athens WV 24712.
The Bailey family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory and Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.
Published on November 19, 2019


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