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Skip Bailey

April 12, 1955 — October 26, 2023

Lake

 

 

 

 

Earl (Skip) Bailey, Jr., age 68, passed away on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at his home in Lake, MS.  His visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 1, 2023, from 9:30 AM until 11:15 AM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.  His service will take place at 11:30 AM in our Funeral Home Chapel.  His interment will follow at Hopewell Baptist Cemetery in Lake, MS.   Bro. Doyle Boyles will officiate under the direction of Wolf Funeral Services.

Skip was born on April 12, 1955, in Dallas, TX to Earl Bailey, Sr. and Doris Cox Bailey.  He grew up in the Duck Hill and Winona area of Montgomery County, MS. Skip grew up farming. At the age of fourteen he lost his right arm in a corn cutter. This never stopped him from doing anything he wanted to do.  He drove 18- wheeler cattle trucks, hauled lumber and logs.  Skip met Dinah his wife of twenty-seven years in 1995.  He moved to the Homewood Community and became an active member at Homewood Baptist Church.  He served as a greeter for many years until his health failed.  He was a member of Homewood Fire Department for twenty-four years where he lived his passion for serving and helping others.

Skip was preceded in death by his parents Earl Bailey, Sr. and Doris Cox Bailey. His son E. B. Bailey, his sister Debra Stephens.  He survived by his wife Dinah Bailey, daughter, Tammy McGee, special niece, Leigh Lowery, sisters, Susan Bell (Wesley) of Amory, MS, Sherry Bailey of New Berry, South Carolina, brother, David Bailey (Angela) of Winona, MS, brother-in-law, Edwin Harrison (Bobby) and a host of nieces and nephews and cousins.

Pallbearers will be Homewood Volunteer Fire Department.

The Family would like to offer special thanks to Accent Care Hospice for their excellent service. 

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Service Schedule

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Visitation

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

9:30 - 11:15 am (Central time)

Wolf Funeral Services - Lake

136 Front Street, Lake, MS 39092

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Wolf Funeral Services - Lake

136 Front Street, Lake, MS 39092

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Burial

Wednesday, November 1, 2023

Starts at 12:30 pm (Central time)

Hopewell Baptist Cemetery

Hopewell Rd, Lake, MS 39092

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