Larry Wayne Bailey Sr. age 64 a resident of Philippi, WV went home to be with the Lord on March 16, 2022 at Ruby Memorial Hospital following a brief illness. He is survived by his faithful and loving wife Paulette Bailey of Philippi. Three children, Larry “Wayne” Bailey Jr. and wife Stephanie, Melissa Grogg and husband Moe, and David Bailey all of Philippi
Eight grandchildren, Kayle Hickey, Grace Bailey, Matthew Arnold, Claire Arnold, Kristi Bohon and husband Michael, Kayla Johnson and husband Cody, Karissa Trader and husband Steven, and Ashton Bailey. Five great grandchildren, Joanna, Brayden, William, Elijah, and Naomi
Also surviving is three sisters, Donna Smith, Beverly Hatim, and Sherri Deem. He was preceded in death by both his parents Robert and Bonnie (Clayton) Bailey of Jane Lew, WV, two brothers, Robert Bailey Jr. and Garry Bailey.
Larry was a minister of the gospel, he loved to tell people about Jesus and how much he loves them. He loved to camp and go fishing with his family. He loved to hunt for the past 2 years he built a great friendship with his hunting buddy Gary Dalton. He served in the US Army and was very proud of being part of the United States Military. He was a faithful and loving provider for his wife of 45 years. The best dad and grandfather a kid could ask for. He loved his church and attended the Philippi Church of God and loved his pastor and his wife. Larry loved to pick and make other laugh, he will be forever missed by his family and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held April 2nd at 2 pm at the Teens for Christ Church 19750 Barbour County Highway Philippi with Rev Joe Palmer and Rev. Dennie Land officiating.