Mr. Furrel W. Bailey, 73, of Opelika, passed away June 23, 2019. He was born July 28, 1945 in Randolph County, Alabama. He spent most of his life in the Opelika area. He graduated from Opelika High School in 1963. Mr. Bailey retired from Faulk Corp of Alabama. He received the Easter Seals Employee of the Year in 1985; AC-ES Outstanding Leadership Award in 2006; AC-ES Board of Directors Certificate of Appreciation in 2007; East Alabama Governors Committee Professional of the Year in 2011; and the Easter Seals Alabama Charlie Higgins Award in 2016.
Mr. Bailey is preceded in death by his wife: Toppy Kent Bailey; parents: Wilson and Millie Bailey; siblings: Glenice Bailey Gilchrist (James), Geneva Bailey Bryant (James).
He is survived by his children: Michelle Bailey, Gina Daniel Parker (Bobby Ray), Buster Daniel (Dana) all of Opelika; grandchildren: Cody Daniel (Destiny) of Opelika, Clay Parker of Boulder, Co, Taylor Daniel (Holland) of Opelika, Hannah Parker Perez (Alex) of Nashville, TN, Bailey Stonaker Martin (Ryan) and Caitlyn Daniel of Opelika, AL; great-grandchildren: Bentleigh Martin, Kade Terrell; sister: Barbara Bailey Bone (Bob) of Kimberling City, MO.
Visitation will be from 2:30pm until 4:00pm, Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral Home with the funeral service starting at 4:00pm with Reverends Paul Ferrell and Teresa Seevers officiating. Burial will follow in Garden Hills Cemetery.
Jeffcoat-Trant Funeral home and Crematory directing.
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