Joe Dale Bailey, 67, of Winnfield, passed away Friday, March 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with lung cancer.
Memorial service arrangements will be announced by the family at a later date.
Those left to cherish his memory include his daughter, Ashley B. Williams and husband, Heath, of Cincinnati, Ohio; grandchildren, Madison, Mason, and Morgan Martin; sister, Carol Welch and husband, Earl, of Vidalia; brother, Dennis Bailey, of Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clark and Pearl O'Neal Bailey; and sisters, Jackie Dickerson and Jan Campbell.
He was born Friday, Aug. 2, 1946, in Parma, Mo. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War, a member of Rayburn Hill Hunting Club, and was retired from Trico Marine of Houma.
The family wishes to extend appreciation to the staff and doctors of Willis Knighten-Piermont, Dr. Walker, and Dr. Hogg, as well as the Cancer Center of Natchitoches.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.southernfuneralhome.com.
Southern Funeral Home in Winnfield is in charge of arrangements.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Mar. 17 to Mar. 18, 2014