Tommy Lloyd Bailey

Published 1:49 pm Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Tommy Lloyd Bailey, 51, of Broaddus, passed away Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Lufkin.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday, June 26, 2015 at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center. Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, June 27, 2015 at Watson & Sons Chapel with  Bro. Glenn Middleton officiating. Interment will follow at Sardis Cemetery in the Sardis Community of Shelby County.
Mr. Bailey was born October 15, 1963 in California to Billy Bailey and Margaret Busby Bailey. He was a member of Madison Masonic Lodge #126 in Orange, Powelltown Volunteer Fire Department in Broaddus, where he served as Fire Chief, and Greenwood Missionary Baptist Church in Broaddus, where he served as a Deacon. Mr. Bailey was an avid outdoorsman and especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a very generous man, a leader in his community, a hero to many and a friend to all.
He is survived by his wife, Bambi Bailey of Broaddus; sons, Scott Bailey and wife, Tina, of Broaddus, Derik Lanicek of Anderson, Rusty Lanicek and wife, Laila, of Ft. Bragg, North Carolina, James Bailey and wife, Charnea, of Batson, Josh Bailey and wife, Megan, of Silsbee; daughter, Samantha Cardenas and husband, Estefano, of Orange; grandchildren, Cheyanne, Cailey, Skylar, Christopher, Jacey, Scarlett, Jayden, Elaina, Damion, Tommy, Kirstyn, Joshua, Ayden, Avaleigh; mother, Margeret Balli and husband, Amado, of Alabama; brothers and sisters, Dusty Fenner, Danny Bailey, Tina Sample, Tony Bailey and wife, Debbie, Sarah Bergeven and husband, Noel, Nora Gore and husband, Bubba, Ken Brand and wife, Terisa, Trish Jowell and husband, Kent, JR Balli, Bell Mach, Albert Balli, Anthony Balli, Adam Balli; father-in-law, whom he referred to as “Dad”, Sam Porter; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Tommy is preceded in death by grandchild, Hailey May Bailey; father, Billy Bailey; sister BJ Bailey; sister-in-law, Teresa Brand; brothers-in-law, Butch Fenner & Darryl Porter; mother- in-law, Sandra Porter; and niece, Heather Wilson.
Pallbearers will be Scott Bailey, Derik Lanicek, Rusty Lanicek, James Bailey, Josh Bailey, and Estefano Cardenas.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to everyone who has shown such amazing care and compassion to them during this difficult time.
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