Robert Lee Bailey: Obituary


Robert Lee Bailey, age 86 of Jasper, passed away Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at Piedmont Mountainside Hospital in Jasper. He was born September 25, 1932 to Rory and Grace Bailey in Pickens County. Mr. Bailey proudly served his country in the United States Navy and then served his community in law enforcement in Gilmer and Pickens Counties. He worked mainly with the City of Jasper Police Department.

Survivors include his wife of 18 years, Charlene Bailey of Jasper; brother, Charles Bailey of Rome; grandson, Shawn Bailey; one great-grandson; one great-granddaughter ; stepchildren, JI Reece of Jasper; Brenda Romero of Atlanta; Freda Kaneko of Texas; special niece, Angie Bailey; and several step-grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his son, Curtis Bailey; step-daughters, Vivian Haley and Sharon Paris.

A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, August 17, 2019 in the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Reverend Harold Cantrell officiating. Interment will follow in Cool Springs Cemetery .

The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home, Saturday, August 17, 2019 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer’s Association at 225 N. Michigan Avenue; Floor 17; Chicago, IL 60601; or to the City of Jasper Police Department at 55 Dixie Street; Jasper, GA 30143.

Arrangements are entrusted to the Staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory.

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