The Commercial-News, Danville, IL


August 28, 2013

Bailey Mark Allan Bailey

DANVILLE — Bailey Mark Allan Bailey, 50, of Danville, passed away at 3:52 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 25, 2013, at his mother’s home in Danville, his family was by his side.

Born June 16, 1963, in Danville he was the son of Royal E. and Jo Darleen (Andrews) Bailey. His mother survives.

Other survivors include his brothers, David W. Bailey, Ron E. (Melinda) Bailey and Jimmy M. (Annette) Bailey; sisters, Sharon L. (Fernando “Chico”) Hutchins, Cindy Sue Bailey (Jim Wyer) and Crystal L. (Michael) Wagner; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews; and special friends Kurt, Cory, Jermey, Mark Sampson, and Jamie Richards.

He was preceded in death by his father, Royal E. Bailey; brother, Robert “Bobby” Bailey; and sister, Linda Kay Bailey.

A native of Danville, Mark worked at the Smoke House as a cashier. He liked to play pool, go fishing and play Euchre with friends. A dedicated member of Alcohol Anonymous, Mark celebrated 15 years of sobriety. He attended meeting regularly, often two or three a week, and spoke on several occasions.

A beloved brother and friend, Mark will be missed by those who were fortunate enough to know him.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dickie and Jane Stitt, Jim and Debbie Manning, and all of his friends at Satellite.

A celebration of Mark’s life will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 30, at Sunset Funeral Home in Danville with Pastor Doug Knapp officiating. Burial: Sunset Memorial Park in Danville. A visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Thursday Aug. 29, at Sunset Funeral Home and Cremation Center, A Life Celebration Home, in Danville.

Memorials may be made in Mark’s name to his family. Condolences may be left at

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