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Keith Marshall Bailey

February 4, 1924 - March 26, 2015

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Dr. Keith Marshall Bailey, age 91 of Pikeville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born on February 4, 1924 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Frank M. & Sylvia (Marshall) Bailey.
He is survived by his sons and daughters in law, Michael L. & Beth A. Bailey of Lombard, IL, Rev. Timothy M. & Debra R. Bailey MD of Pikeville, Ky., and Gary K. Bailey of Plymouth, MN; grandchildren: Jennifer Fout (Husband: Brad) of Belvidere, IL, Benjamin Bailey of Dundee, IL, Dean Suominem of Morris, IL, Nathan...

Dr. Keith Marshall Bailey, age 91 of Pikeville, Kentucky passed away Thursday, March 26, 2015 at the Pikeville Medical Center. He was born on February 4, 1924 in Greenville, Ohio, to the late Frank M. & Sylvia (Marshall) Bailey.
He is survived by his sons and daughters in law, Michael L. & Beth A. Bailey of Lombard, IL, Rev. Timothy M. & Debra R. Bailey MD of Pikeville, Ky., and Gary K. Bailey of Plymouth, MN; grandchildren: Jennifer Fout (Husband: Brad) of Belvidere, IL, Benjamin Bailey of Dundee, IL, Dean Suominem of Morris, IL, Nathan Bailey of Morris, IL, Rebekah Bailey of Pikeville, KY, Rachel Bailey of Pikeville, KY, and Michael Bailey of Plymouth, MN; great grandchildren, Shannon Fout, Eli Fout, Noah Bailey, Sabrina Bailey, Devin Bailey and Jordyn Bailey; step great grandchildren, Kaden Kile and Evan Jolly. He is also survived by his sister in law, Charlotte Bailey
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife, Martha Jane Ross Bailey, son, David Allen Bailey; and brother, Kenneth Bailey.
Dr. Bailey attended Taylor University and Ashland College. He received a Bachelor of Theology degree from St. Paul Bible College, St Paul, MN, a Bachelor of Arts from Nazarene College, Bethany, OK and an Honorary Doctor of Letters (LLD) from Asbury College, Wilmore, Ky. He began preaching the Gospel in 1941 at the age of 17 at the East Zion Community Church, Darke County, Ohio. He was an ordained minister with the Christian & Missionary Alliance serving as a Missionary to the Native American District; he also pastored churches in Ohio, Minnesota, Oklahoma, Illinois and Kentucky. Dr. Bailey served in administration as a District Superintendent (Midwest & Ohio Valley Districts), Vice President of North American Ministries and as Managing Editor of Christian Publications. After retiring he became active in the Dunkard Brethren Church serving as an Ordained Minister and Elder in the Cornerstone Congregation. During Dr. Bailey's years of ministry he wrote 10 books, the last being a study of the book of Revelation.
There will be a service held on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 2:30 PM at the Cornerstone Dunkard Brethren Church, 5430 Greenville Falls - Clayton Road, Covington, Ohio. Burial will follow on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 11 AM at Abbottsville Cemetery, Darke County, Ohio. Family will receive friends on Saturday, April 11, 2015 from 4 - 9 PM at Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.
In lieu of flowers it is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Building Fund at the Cornerstone Dunkard Brethren Church.
Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com