Liston Hallie Bailey, Jr., 85, widower of Florence Reynolds Bailey, died Tuesday, October 7, 2014, at McElveen Manor.
Born in Florence, he was a son of the late Clyde Edward Thomas and Viva Agnes Touchberry Thomas.
Mr. Bailey was a member of Northside Memorial Baptist Church and was retired from McLaughlin Ford.
Surviving are a son, Thomas L. "Tommy" Bailey (LaVonne) of Greenwood, SC; two daughters, Elaine B. Huggins of Sumter and Susan B. Dennard (Brad) of Cottontown, TN; six grandchildren, Kyle Huggins, Becky Barnette (Jordan), Michael T. Bailey (Lauren), Alicia B. Keely (Nick), Jeremy Dennard and Joshua Dennard; one great-grandchild, Kenleigh Barnette; two special friends, Margaret and Sollie Till, and his faithful dog, Peanut.
He was preceded in death by a brother, Marion E. Bailey; a sister, Mary Elizabeth Dickerson; and a son-in-law, Kenny Huggins.
Funeral services will be held at 11 A.M. Friday in the Chapel of the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Holley and Rev. Mark Barnette officiating.
Burial will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be grandchildren and John Touchberry.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home.
The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of McElveen Manor and Caris Hospice for their loving care.
Memorials may be made to Northside Memorial Baptist Church, 1004 N. Main Street, Sumter, SC 29153.
On-line condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com
Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.