Mr. Bailey, son of the late Graham Edwin Bailey, was predeceased by his sister, Anita Stanhope. He was a 1972 graduate of Mark Smith High School. Mr. Bailey retired from the Great Southern Company after traveling the world for 20 years. He worked with many bands, including Elton John, the Oak Ridge Boys, Iron Maiden, Duran Duran, Motley Crue, Bon Jovi, and Billy Ray Cyrus.
Mr. Bailey is survived by his wife, Donna M. Bailey of Jones County; sons, Edward Bailey (Tammy) of Jones County and Rod Bailey of New York City; grandson, Edward Daniel Bailey Jr.; mother, Laverne Bailey of Macon; brothers, Stephen Bailey (Terri) of Douglas and Glynn Bailey of Macon; nephews, Graham Bailey, Nicholas Bailey, Tyler Ramsey and Pace Bailey; and niece, Curi Ahrens.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the American Cancer Society, 804 Cherry St., Macon, GA 31201 or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
Hart’s Mortuary at the Cupola had charge of arrangements. Register online at www.hartsmort.com.