Mr. Eustus Earl Bailey was born December 3, 1928 to the late Joseph Bailey and the late Tearsey Byrd Bailey in Candler County, Metta Georgia. He was a man of many talents and was recognized in his neighborhood as a skilled carpenter. His past times included repairing automobiles, socializing with family and friends, and reliving his past by telling humorous stories to his children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.
Eustus honorably served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1950-1953. Prior to his military enlistment, he met and married Mae Dell Mills. Eustus and Mae Dell remained married for 61 years and resided in the beautiful city of Savannah, Georgia until her death, on October 8, 2011.
During their marriage, they were blessed with three daughters: Diann, Patricia, and Cora; and one son, Tyrone (deceased). He leaves to cherish his loving memories of one brother, M.C. Sheard of Savannah Georgia. Mr. Bailey is survived by three daughters: Mrs. Diann Mcrea, Mrs. Patricia Walker, Ms. Cora Thornton, 12 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.
At age 70, Eustus Earl Bailey accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Lord and Savior. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. Grissom-Clark Funeral Home. www.grissom-clarkfh.com
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