Henry Bailey

Henry Bailey

Henry Bailey

November 19, 1936~January 01, 2020

Henry Bailey, 83 of Crestview, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2020. Henry was born November 19, 1936 in Corbin Glow, KY, he moved to the area in 1970 with his family from New Orleans, LA. Henry was a retired CMSGT with the Untied States Air Force, he also worked with Civil Service as an Aircraft Engine Mechanic. Henry is preceded in death by his parents, Burley & Delphia Bailey, wife, Shelby Jean Bailey, sisters Irene Mugrage and Jean Danesie, brother, Burley Bailey Jr., son, Robert and grandson Phillip Bailey. He is survived by two sons, Michael Bailey, Allan Bailey (Eva), daughter-in-law Lisa Bailey, two daughters, Kathy Ohlinger (Daniel), Linda Angelo, twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Monday, January 6, 2020, from the Chapel of Brackney Funeral Service, beginning at 11:00am. The family will receive friends beginning at 10:00am at the funeral home.
You may leave your condolences at www.brackneyfuneralsservice.com
These arrangements have been entrusted to Brackney Funeral Service, Crestview, FL

Condolence

Chon & Veronica Lopez (Cousins)

January 2, 2020, 12:00 am

We’re sorry to hear about your Dad,Grandpa. May God be with you all. Chon enjoyed his visits with Henry when he came down to Oklahoma. We love you and thinking of you.

Janice Kretser (Friend)

January 2, 2020, 12:00 am

My heart goes out to you all. Please accept my condolences. Praying for peace for your family and friends.

Herb & Diane Smith (Friends)

January 2, 2020, 12:00 am

We are so sorry to hear in the loss of your Dad. I really enjoyed fishing with Henry. He never wanted to stop fishing. He always treated us so kind. He will be missed!

Carl and Teresa Wagoner (friends)

January 4, 2020, 12:00 am

Sorry to hear about your loss. Please know that we are thinking of your family at this time.

Lawrence Wager (Friend/Co-Worker)

January 6, 2020, 12:00 am

I worked with Henry at the 919th for many years. He was an exceptional airplane maintainer who knew more about the T-56 engine than the people who built them. I always enjoyed talking fishing with Henry but try as I might he would never tell me where his really good fishing holes were located.
Rest in peace,
Larry Wager

Bobby Simoneaux (Fellow Patriot)

January 6, 2020, 12:00 am

May God Bless the entire Bailey Family during this time of bereavement. Henry was one of the most dedicated co-workers. He keep us safely flying all those years. Beginning when we landed the first “A” model RC-130A 522 at Duke. RIP my friend.

Ed Brooks (Friend and Co-worker)

January 7, 2020, 12:00 am

So very sad to hear the news about another fellow Ghost Rider, Rest in peace Henry, you were one of many great friends and co-workers at Duke Field. Always a smile and fantastic Engine Mechanic and Shop Chief.

Paul Waters (Co-worker)

January 7, 2020, 12:00 am

I will never forget Henry. Working one day late on a flyer I asked him for relay box to slave in and eliminate it as a possible problem. He told me he did not have one, for me to find the problem. So I worked hard but I finally determined it was the relay box. He sent one of his mechanics back to the shop to get one.
WHEN I ASKED HIM WHY HAD HE DONE THIS TO ME, HE SAID HE WANTED TO FIND OUT IF I HAD WHAT IT TOOK OR NOT! Ever time after that he was the first to jump to support me. I enjoyed working with him and have some real good fond memories of our times together. I will surely miss him.

Barney L. Bailey Jr. (Friend & Co-worker)

January 8, 2020, 12:00 am

"I am a part of humanity, and every man’s passing diminishes me. Therefore, send not to ask for whom the bells toll, they toll for thee". Henry, I will miss you my friend, and I will pray for your family. The world is a lot less brighter now that you are gone. Rest in Peace, my friend.
Barney L. Bailey Jr.

Randall Usher (Good Friend, Co-Worker)

January 11, 2020, 12:00 am

What a great Man, friend, co-worker, supervisor, technician. He was one of the best mentor's that I ever worked with and beyond reproach. I am so glad to have had the opportunity to know and work with Henry. So many memories!! I will miss him. May God Bless his family during this time.

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