Albert Lee Bailey, age 85, beloved husband of 63 years to Sharon A. Bailey, died on Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020, at Covenant Place.
Born in Terre Haute, Indiana, he was a son of the late Charles and Clara Bailey. Mr. Bailey loved sports in high school, where he ran track and played baseball and football. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as a staff sergeant. Retired Staff Sgt. Bailey played fastpitch softball for the USAF, along with his service to his country. He loved to hunt, fish and play golf. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather.
Surviving in addition to his wife Sharon are one son, Anthony "Tony" A. Bailey and his wife, Wanda; two daughters, Sherri L. Jacobs of Sumter and Pamela B. Robinson and her husband, Richard, of Severn, Maryland; one brother, Herman Bailey and his wife, Jean, of California; four grandchildren, Shannon Jacobs-Littledale and her husband, William, Amanda Smith and her husband, TJ, Eric Benenhaley and his wife, Melissa, and Robert Bailey; and five great-grandchildren, Madison, Kylor, Kason, Lucus and Ashton, and one baby girl on the way.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Herman, and sisters, Imogene and Bernadine.
A graveside will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery with full military honors.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Bullock Funeral Home.
You may go to www.bullockfuneralhome.com and sign the family's guest book.
The family has chosen Bullock Funeral Home for the arrangements.
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