Leonard Bailey Jr.

Leonard Bailey Jr.

Mr. Leonard Alton Bailey Jr, age 82 of Grant passed away Saturday, February 20, 2021 at his residence.

Mr. Bailey was born September 3, 1938, in Mississippi to Leonard Alton Sr and Nannie (Gaddis) Bailey. Mr. Bailey was a veteran and a retired truck driver. He was also an avid reader and had a love of country music, Alabama football, and old westerns.

Mr. Bailey is survived by his loving wife of 65 years, Shelby J. Bailey; son, Ron Bailey (Janice); daughter-in-law, Michelle Bailey; 5 grandchildren, Isaac Bailey, Kerri Walker (Dale), Candice Ballew (Josh), Joey Bailey (Felicia), and Crystal Bailey; one step-granddaughter, Valerie Keel; and several great grandchildren.

Along with his parents, Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his son, Alton Bailey; and his 3 sisters, Evelyn, Eloise, and Christine of Mississippi.

There will be a graveside service at Free Home Cemetery in Grant Wednesday, February 24, at 11:00 am. Bro Anthony Barnes will conduct the service. Pallbearers will be Jackie Estes, Josh Ballew, Zachary Keel, Brandon Keel, James Fuell, James Dake.