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David Lamar Bailey

November 25, 1962 ~ January 18, 2024 (age 61) 61 Years Old
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David Bailey Obituary

Mr. David Lamar Bailey, age 61 of Florence, S.C. passed away on Thursday, January 18th, 2024 at home.

Mr. Bailey was born in Florence, S.C., the son of the late Donnie and Ruth Hudson Bailey. He graduated from South Florence High School and Francis Marion College with Summa Cum  Laude honors. He was employed at Frances Marion as a computer programmer, at Williams Middle School as a teacher and taught computing to blind students for the Commission of the Blind. He served as a Captain with the Civil Air Patrol of Florence. Mr. Bailey was a member of Mizpah Baptist Church and also served as a Sunday School teacher. He enjoyed teaching the RA boys group.

In addition to his parents, he is predeceased by his brothers Kenneth, Ronald, and John Charles Bailey of Florence, S.C., Donnie Bailey, and his wife, Bootsie of Clinton. S.C., sister, Sally Elizabeth Bailey of Florence, S.C., and a very special aunt Julia Bullock of Colfax, N.C.

Mr. Bailey is survived by his wife, Linda Johnson-Bailey, daughters Abbigail P. Bailey of Florence, and Kiera Cecilia Harpel of Hamilton Township, New Jersey, and two grandsons. Sebastian Harpel and Zachary Parker Kidd. He is also survived by a sister, Julia Bailey of Texas, two sisters-in-law, Teenie Bailey and Debra Bailey of Florence, S.C., and several nieces, great-nieces, and great-nephews.

A memorial service honoring David L. Bailey will be held at a later date. 

Mr. Bailey is entrusted to the care of Kelvin F. Lewis, Funeral Director, and Lewis Crematory & Funeral Services of Myrtle Beach, SC. (843) 294-0011

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