Kenneth Allen Bailey

Monday, August 18, 2014

Kenneth Allen Bailey, 55, of Alpena, AR passed away Aug. 12, 2014. Kenny was born Sept. 1, 1958 in Harrison, AR son of Kenneth Ray Bailey and Bobbie Rae (Johnson) Bailey. He is survived by his wife Carla (Bell) Bailey and daughter, Carlie Bailey both of the home; mother, Bobbie Bailey of Alpena; step-sons, Brandon Tuttle and wife Morgan of Bentonville, Lucas Tuttle of Berryville; granddaughter, Olivia Tuttle; sisters, Glenda Thomason and husband Rick of Azle, TX, Sharon Jones of Alpena; numerous nieces, nephews and a host of friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth Ray Bailey.

Kenny graduated Alpena High School in 1976 and entered University of Arkansas a few years later where he obtained his Degree in Agri Business. He worked the family business (Bailey Sanitation) in Alpena for a number of years and became the proprietor in 2010 when his dad passed away. A few years ago he embarked on an adventure in the agriculture area and it soon became his true passion.

Kenny was a great husband, dad, son, brother and friend. In his spare time he enjoyed playing golf and spending time with his golfing buddies, but his happiest times where spent shopping with his 8 year old daughter, Carlie. He loved becoming "grumpy" to his only granddaughter, 6 month old Olivia. He was a member of Alpena Church of Christ.

Celebration of Life Services will be 10 a.m. Monday Aug. 18, 2014 at Alpena Church of Christ with interment following at Alpena Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014 at Smith Family Funeral Home in Green Forest.

On line condolences at www.smithfamilyfuneralhome.net.