Melvin Hollie Bailey

Melvin Hollie Bailey, 80 of Elizabethtown, died Friday, June 20, 2014, at Jewish Hospital in Louisville.

He was a native of Hardin County, served in the U.S. Air Force and was a square dancer. He retired from Orvilles Diesel Service.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Myra Jessamine Gunney Bailey and Horace Bailey Sr.; a son, Ronald Richard Bailey; a brother, Leslie Bailey; and three sisters, Claudie Pellman, Noka Sondergard and Lois Bernice Southerland.

He is survived by his loving companion, Maureen Adams; two daughters, Lynn (Tom) Morgan and Lisa (Phil) Hardy all of Louisville; three grandchildren, Aaron Hardy, Sean (Nicole) Morgan, and Amanda Morgan Waits; three-and-a-half great-grandchildren, Morgan Waits, Emersyn Morgan, Brody Grosshans, and a baby boy on the way; and one brother, James A. Bailey of Elizabethtown

The funeral is at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown Funeral Home. Burial follows in Hardin Memorial Park.

Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. today and continues after noon Tuesday.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the .

Funeral Home

Brown Funeral Home
306 College Street Elizabethtown, KY 42701
(270) 765-2737
Published in The News-Enterprise on June 22, 2014