John Charles Bailey, age 88, of Pelham, Alabama passed away at home on Saturday, February 2, 2019; DOB, May 27, 1930. Preceded in death by his father, John Franklin Bailey; mother, Margaret Vernon King; step-father, Ira Leonard King; brother, John Thornton Bailey; nephew, Michael David Foster; great-niece, Kelly Foster Keener. Survived by sisters, Barbara King Harrison and Jo Lynn Foster, Pelham, AL; brother, James (Jimmy) Bailey, Loganville, GA; nephew, Joseph Leonard Booth, Pelham, AL; nieces, Renee Booth Monroe, Crystal Lake, IL; Kimberly Foster Allcorn, Maylene, AL; great-nieces and nephews, great-great-nieces and nephews and a host of other family and friends. Charles was a long time member of Lakeside Methodist Church, formerly Pelham Methodist Church; member of U. S. Armed Forces, Army, during the Korean Conflict; graduate of University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa. Interment—Alabama National Cemetery.