Bishop Reginald BAILEY

BAILEY - Bishop Reginald Bishop Reginald Bailey was a visionary and a pioneering minister for the Church of God for over 40 years. Until his death, he was the Senior Pastor of Emmanuel Temple Church of God, located at 701 Kensington Ave. He gave unselfishly of his time and was extremely passionate about what God called him to do. God used him to make pivotal changes in the community through many ministries and outreach programs. Bishop Bailey was committed to changing the lives of all those he encountered. He leaves to cherish his memory a devoted wife, Mary Bailey; four children, Julian (Yvette), Courtney, Simon (Renee) and Dia; six grandchildren, three sisters and one brother. Public viewing Friday 12-9 PM at Emmanuel Temple Church of God, 701 Kensington Ave. Funeral Saturday 10 AM, New Beginning Church of God, 265 Parkridge Ave. Entombment Forest Lawn Cemetery.

Published in the Buffalo News on Feb. 28, 2013