Douglas L. Bailey
1992 - 2016
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Bailey, Douglas L.

Bailey, Douglas L. passed away in Ft. Hood, TX on Sunday, October 16, 2016 at the age of 24. Doug was born January 29, 1992, a son to Randolph L. Bailey and Belinda Mayes. He was a 2010 graduate of Southside High School and served his county honorably with the US Army. Doug is survived by his wife, Kayla Bailey; his children, Bradyn and Celia Bailey; father, Randy (Kelly) Bailey; mother, Belinda Santucci; sisters, Megan (Joseph) Wasicki and their children, Madyson and Macie Wasicki, and Melissa (Jacob) Huneke and their children, Gabriella and Abigail Huneke; Grandparents, Lee (Nancy) Bailey and Ed (Connie) Jones; aunts and uncles, Keith (Ann) Bailey, James Bailey, Cathy Simpson and Rick Jones; and numerous cousins. Doug enjoyed hunting, fishing with family and spending time at the family cabin on Trout Lake. Doug loved to play football and was an avid Buffalo Bills fan. His favorite vacation spot was Myrtle Beach with his family. The family will welcome relatives and friends to Doug's Memorial Service at the First Baptist Church of Horseheads, 2293 Grand Central Ave., Horseheads, NY on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at 11 AM. For those wishing to remember Doug please consider contributions to the Tragedy Assistance Program for Military Survivors (TAPS) at Our family wishes to give special thanks to SFC Micheal Esterline for his thoughtfulness and professionalism helping us through this difficult time. Condolences and words of comfort may be expressed at Doug's Book of Memories at

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Published in Star-Gazette on Oct. 30, 2016.
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November 5, 2016
Dear Belinda and all of Doug's family,
I am so sorry for your loss. It's been a long time since I sold Avon to you, but I know how much you love your kids. Wish I could hug you.
Love, Barb Cobb
October 30, 2016
We've seen Doug grow from a child to an amazing young man. We will never forget that cute smile. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. We know you are safe in the arms of Jesus Doug.
Carl and Judy Carson
October 30, 2016
My sweet nephew, your aunt sissy will always be thankful for all of our fun and crazy times we had. For being so proud of you when u went into the army and seeing all the pictures u sent me to be able 2 learn what you did there. I will NOT say goodbye , I will only say I will see you later. I will forever love you and forever you will stay a HERO TO ME...
Cathy I Bailey/Simpson
October 30, 2016
Your dad ,myself and Belinda and the rest of the family will forever miss you. There will never be a day that we won't think of you. You were a great son, brother, husaband and friend. Til we meet again my son, we love you then , we love you now,and will forever .
Kelly Bailey
October 28, 2016
Dad, Kelly & I, along with your sisters Megan ( Joe)
Melissa (Jake) with extended family all love and miss you! We all are praying for your safe Jurny to the after life. God will help you in this your final resting place.

With all my love to you!!!
Belinda Santucci!
Belinda Santucci
October 28, 2016
Douglas Bailey: I thank you for your service to and for our country... I thank your family for being the greatest support system for one of the hardest jobs in the world. My heart aches for your loss (the ultimate sacrifice) / you have a nation praying for your family right now.

Very Respectfully,
Yve Bowshier (SSG-Retired)
2/17 CAV / Ft. Campbell, KY
Yvette Bowshier
October 28, 2016
We are so sorry for the loss of Douglas, we will keep his family and friends in our thoughts. The firts time I met him he kept me laughing. And what I chose to remember is his love he had for his family and family doesn't necessarily mean blood ties and the laughter he shared! My heart goes out to all!!
Keri, Michael, Robert , Evelynn and Jayna Palmer
October 27, 2016
Melissa and family ...I am so sorry for the pain you are going through. You are all in my Prayers
October 25, 2016
Kayla we are so very sorry to hear this . Our prayers go out to you and the family
Trevis Maleski
October 19, 2016
Forever Joy, Forever Peace, and Forever life in God's New World. So, have real confidence in God's promise. John 17:3, & 11:33-35,43-44
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