Kenneth “Kenny” Joe Bailey, 62, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on July 27, 2022. He was born on January 5, 1960, in Mooresville to the late Charles “Red” and Geraldine West Bailey.

Kenny was a true man of God. He was an outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing along with watching movies and woodworking. Kenny was known for his sense of humor and his storytelling. Kenny was a big family man who enjoyed activities with his family, especially his grandchildren. He was the glue that held the family together and was deeply loved by all. He will be greatly missed.

In addition to his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by his brothers, Richard and Daniel Bailey.

He is survived by his wife of 34 years, Joyce Jordan Bailey; daughter, Heidi Bailey Patterson (Matthew); step-daughter, Karen Howard (Patrick); grandchildren, Joshua and Addyson Howard and Parker and Nash Patterson; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held on Friday, July 29, 2022, from 10 to 11 a.m. with the funeral following at 11 a.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home, Mooresville, with the Rev. Tom W. Jordan officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Memorial Park in Mooresville.

In addition to flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625.

The family would like to say a special thank you to the staff at S. Mitchell Mack Hospice House for the love and care they gave to Kenny and the family.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Bailey family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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