Charles Wayne Bailey



LANCASTER, SC:::::::::: Mr. Charles Wayne Bailey, age 75, died Saturday, February 4, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loved ones. He was born March 21, 1941 in Lancaster, a son of the late Carl B. Bailey and Sallie Jordan Bailey and was the husband of Jackie Baker Bailey. He retired from United States Postal Service after 29 years. Mr. Bailey served in the United States Army and was a Past Master and 50 year member of the Camp Creek Masonic Lodge 317. He was also a Certified Sentry Dog Handler. He loved fishing, woodworking, playing golf, spending time at their mountain home in Laurel Springs, NC, and gold dredging with his family. Mr. Bailey was a member of Camp Creek Baptist Church, where he served as Chairman of Deacons, Sunday School teacher and RA Leader.

Mr. Bailey is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jackie Bailey; four daughters, Renee Knight and her husband, Dan, Kaye Newton and her husband, Mark, all of Lancaster Sharon Taylor and her husband, Grey of Kershaw, and Crystal Cole and her husband, Nelson of Lancaster; three sisters, Linda B. Plyler, Carol Bailey, and Mary Smith; nine grandchildren, Danny Knight, Allison Knight Tillman and her husband, Garrett, Jacob Knight, Jeremy Newton and Hunter Newton, Audrey and Megan Taylor, and Austin and Bailey Cole; a great granddaughter, Olivia Kate Tillman; and his service dog, Abby.

Mr. Bailey was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Kenneth Bailey; and two sisters, Kay Pardue and Barbara Privette.

The Celebration of Life Funeral Service with Military and Masonic rights will be 3:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at Camp Creek Baptist Church by Rev. Don Waldrop and Rev. Kelvin Hinson. Burial will follow at Camp Creek Baptist Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 2:00 – 3:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2017 at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Regency Hospice, 250 Piedmont Boulevard, Rock Hill, SC 29732.