Carlos Bailey

Obituary of Carlos Bailey

Carlos Wesley Bailey Jr., 89, of Wildwood FL passed after a short illness Monday, January 16, 2023, in Cornerstone Hospice, The Villages Fl.

A Presbyterian, he was born April 15, 1933, in Erwin, TN. He attended Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC. He then served in the Navy as first-class welder/pipe fitter on the USS Corregidor.

Once he was honorably discharged, he married Barbara Jane Furches, and moved to Wildwood FL to work as a conductor for Seaboard Coast Line Railroad where he retired from CSX.

Carlos is proceeded in death by his wife Barbara Jane, who passed in 2011.

Together they had two daughters: Terri Leigh Bailey (Kendell Alsobrook) and Carla Gail Bailey Middleton (Winston Bailey). They had four grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Carlos also had a son Michael Johnson (Debbie). He is also survived by his two sisters Charlotte Bailey (Bill) Shelley, and Barabra Bailey Anderson (Andy). 

The family will have a public visitation at Hiers Baxley Life Event Center, 3975 Wedgewood Lane the Villages FL 32162 from 11:00am-12:00pm with a graveside service at Greenwood Cemetery, 820 Powell St Wildwood, FL 34785 at 12:30pm.

Please be mindful and keep the family in your heart and prayers during this time.

Arrangements by Hiers-Baxley Life Event Center, The Villages, FL 352-775-7427.

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11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Hiers-Baxley Funeral & Cremation - Life Event Center
3975 Wedgewood Lane
The Villages, Florida, United States


12:30 pm
Saturday, January 21, 2023
Greenwood Cemetery
820 Powell St
Wildwood, Florida, United States
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