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Curtiss "Corkey" Harold Bailey

April 14, 1952 ~ May 16, 2020 (age 68)


His Legacy… Curtiss (Corkey) Harold Bailey, age 68, passed away May 16, 2020. He was born on April 14, 1952 in Mason, Michigan to Robert and Patricia (Moon) Bailey. Corkey married the love of his life, Kathleen Mullin, on August 25, 1973, in Mason, MI. He was an environmental engineer at Ford Motor Company for 38 years. Corkey was also an Eagle Scout. In his spare time, he enjoyed sailing, RVing, geocaching, and going to escape rooms. He liked to travel all over the US, especially to warm states like Texas in the winter. Together with Kathy, they visited 30 states in their motorhome. Most of all, Corkey loved spending time with his family and telling dad jokes. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

His Family… Corkey will be missed by his wife, Kathy; children, Kyle (Sarah) Bailey, Brandy (Tim) Akers; and grandchildren, Isabel and Ryan. He is also survived by his father, Robert; brother, Rick; and niece, Juli Bailey. Corkey is preceded in death by his mother, Patricia.

His Farewell… Corkey’s Community Farewell will take place at a later date to be determined. Memorial contributions are suggested to American Diabetes Association. Please leave a message of comfort for Corkey’s family at 1-877-231-7900, or sign his guestbook at

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American Diabetes Association
Arlington County VA
Tel: 1-800-342-2383