Paul Robert Bailey was born March 17th, 1945 in Tulsa Oklahoma to Richard Bailey Sr. and Mamie Thompson. He was the 6th child born to this union. He later moved to Seattle Washington as a small child and spent his early childhood living in the Yesler Terrace which is located in the Central District of Seattle. Paul attended Seattle Public schools: Bailey Gatzert, Washington Middle and Garfield High School.
Paul is proceeded in death by his parents, Richard Bailey Sr., Mamie Thompson-Bailey, his siblings Pearline Watson, Ernestine Jones, Richard Bailey Jr., Rebecca Williams, and Diana Davis.
Paul is survived and leaves to cherish his memory, younger brother, Frederick McCall Bailey, his children Catrina Bailey, Alesia Jessie (son in law-Vincent), Paul Bailey Jr. (daughter in law-Amelia), Lisa Bailey, Pallah Burdis (son in law-Horace). His grandchildren, Jasmine Jessie, Amira Jessie, Nia Jessie, Kai Grigsby, Micah Jessie, Zahara Burdis, Jocelyn Bailey, Corryn Bailey , Noah Geyen, Zoë Burdis and host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, August 21st, 2021 at Church of Christ 2600 South Holgate Street, Seattle Washington 98144. The viewing will start at 12:00 PM -1:00 PM and the service will follow directly after. Please adhere to all social distancing requirements, mask will be required. Please wear the color white and maroon.