Clyde Bailey

Born in Ponca City, OK
Born on Apr 15, 1932
Departed on Nov 19, 2020

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Clyde Bailey, 88, of Cedar Rapids, passed away Thursday, November 19, 2020 at St Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  A private service will be held at Cedar Memorial Chapel of Memories.  Burial: Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery.  

Survivors include his wife Judy, son Meril, two granddaughters, Lakeisha and Jazzlyn, two great granddaughters, Ka’Mya and Jascret, along with several nieces and nephews. 

Clyde was preceded in death by his parents, five sisters and two brothers. 

Clyde Bailey was born April 15, 1932 in Ponca City, Oklahoma, to parents Leslie and Ira Bailey.  After graduating high school  he served in the United States Army during the Korean War period.  He met and married Judy in Cedar Rapids in the 1970’s.  Clyde and Judy were married 44 years.  Clyde was a business owner, police chaplain, caterer, and pastor during his life.  His passions were the Bible, barbequing and politics. He attended the Cowboy Church in Walford.  Clyde will be missed by those who knew and loved him.   

The family would like to thank St Luke’s Hospice for their compassion and care of Clyde during his last days.  

In lieu of flowers, a memorial donation may be directed to St Luke’s Hospice.