CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
November 11, 1978 ~ June 11, 2019
Kirkland Kevin Bailey, 40, passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Kirkland Kevin Bailey was born on November 11,1978 to Doris Brown and Evan Bailey in St. Catherine Jamaica. He attended Trinity Preparatory School, then Jonathan Grant Secondary School in Jamaica. After emigrating to the United States, he attended Parkwest High School in Manhattan, New York. He furthered his education at Westchester Community College in Valhalla, New York.
Kirkland Bailey was united in holy matrimony with Marie Beckford on December 12th, 2006, in Charlotte, North Carolina. Their union was blessed with two beautiful children who were loved unconditionally. He said they were his greatest accomplishment.
Kirkland was of Christian faith and attended church occasionally with his wife and children. He was employed by Spectrum as a Network Engineer 2 at the time of his passing. Kirkland was employed by Spectrum for over 15 years.
In his leisure, Kirkland enjoyed researching (and comparing specs with his daughter), purchasing high end luxury cars and playing video games with his son and daughter.
Kirkland leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Marie; children, Angelina and Kirkland; mother, Doris Brown; father, Evan Bailey; brother, Johnny Bailey;
Kirkland has many extended family members who loved him and will miss him. On his mother’s side of the family he is survived by his three aunts, Diana Brown, Cheriannna Brown - Phillips and Eva Morgan Everett; five uncles, Stephen Brown, Nathan Brown, Stanley Brown, Norman Brown & Clifton Brown; ninety-eight first and second cousins. On his father’s side of the family he is survived by two aunts, Gracia Bailey & Winnifred John; four uncles, Raphael Bailey, Desmond Bailey, Howard Bailey & Dereck Bailey; twenty-three first cousins and many more loving family.
A funeral service to Celebrate the Life of Mr. Bailey will be held on Sunday, July 7, 2019, at University City Seventh Day Adventist Church, 11431 University City Blvd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28213. The visitation will begin at 10:00 AM and the funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment immediately following service at Gethsemane Cemetery and Memorial Gardens 1504 W Sugar Creek Rd, Charlotte, North Carolina 28262.
The Bailey Family have entrusted arrangements to Boston's Mortuary.