Jeffrey Lyn Bailey

Jeffrey Lyn Bailey
Jeffrey Lyn Bailey

Jeffrey Lyn Bailey, 63, of Panhandle, Texas, passed away on June 3, 2023.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 P.M., Saturday, June 17, 2023, in the Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Jimmy McClellan, his cousin, and David Addison, his nephew, will be speakers. Cremation was done by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.

Jeff was born in Dalhart, Texas, on December 21, 1959, to Eileen Palmer and Bill Bailey.  He was raised in Dalhart and Amarillo. Jeff graduated from Palo Duro High School in 1978.  He served in the U.S. Army and Army Reserves.

Jeff was a medical X-ray technician from 1986 to 2001.  He worked at Pantex from 2001 to the present in NDE and management.

Jeff married his wife, Susan Bailey, on April 4, 1991, in Canyon, Texas.

His family meant the world to him.  Jeff loved spending time with his children and grandchildren.  He loved to do anything outdoors.  He loved to smoke meat and host gatherings.  His family will greatly miss him.

Jeff was preceded in death by his dad, Bill Bailey; both sets of grandparents; and numerous other relatives.

He is survived by his wife, Susan Bailey of Panhandle, Texas; his mother, Eileen Palmer of Waxahachie, Texas; a daughter, Holly Gillispie and husband, Kevin of Amarillo, Texas; a son, Kyle Harrison and wife, Joni of Panhandle, Texas; grandchildren, Tristen Gillispie and wife Makenzie of Dallas, Texas, Baylor Gillispie of Amarillo, Texas, and Tylar Harrison of Panhandle Texas; sisters, Lisa Valdez and husband John of Mansfield, Texas, and April Bailey of Amarillo, Texas; brothers, Mark Bailey and wife Letty of Harlingen, Texas, Kelly Bailey and wife Monica of Waxahachie, Texas, and Kevin Palmer and wife Lauren of Canton, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will be at 18900 Stone Creek, Amarillo, TX 79124.


10 Replies to “Jeffrey Lyn Bailey”

  1. Susan and family,
    We send our condolences to you. I’ve known him over 30 years and he always mentioned someone in his family every time I talked to him. He went all in all he did. He will be missed greatly. Sending prayers of comfort.

  2. Jeff and I had wonderful times growing up together. As a big brother, he was a mentor and father figure and his influence will stay with me for the rest of my days. He was always there to lend a hand, give advice, or play a prank! My wife and children all will miss him dearly. I loved him greatly, still do, and will one day join him again. Peace be with you my brother.

  3. He was a wonderful friend, boss and co-worker. He had a big heart and truly cared about others! He will be deeply missed! Prayers to the family.

  4. May God hold you close and Be with your friends and family at this sad time ,
    You were always the nicest guy that I ever met in school I enjoyed knowing you and send my prayers to your wife and family
    REST EASY JEFF🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻💜💜💜

  5. Beautifully written. He definitely loved his wife, kids and grandkids and was always talking about them and all their accomplishments. He was very proud of all of them. He will be dearly missed.
    Kelly and Monica

  6. I worked with Jeff for many years. He was always nice to visit with and work with. I will definitely miss him. Big hugs and prayers for his family.

  7. Dearest Holly and family,
    My deepest condolences on your loss. Lifting you in love & prayers.

    God Bless

    Lisa Gillispie

  8. I’m not sure it will ever seem real to me. Jeff was an amazing guy and a blessing to work with. My heart breaks for his family, but I know I will see him again.

  9. Lisa & family…. So sorry for your loss…. I know there are lots of sweet memories… I remember him driving Lisa & I somewhere for entertainment….& he did it with such a loving heart…. Praying for comfort 😢🙏

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