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Marlin Edsel Bailes

February 22, 1938 ~ August 20, 2021 (age 83)

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Marlin Edsel Bailes, 83, of Fayetteville passed away on Friday, August 20, 2021 at Womack Army Hospital at Ft. Bragg, NC. 

Marlin was born February 22, 1938, in Clay County, West Virginia to the late Ada Salisbury and Jennings Oatis Bailes. He was preceded in death by a brother, Jennings Oatis Bailes, Jr. 

Marlin was a Retired E-9 Chief Master Sergeant with the U.S. Air Force. He entered service at the age of 17 and served over 32 years stationed in twelve different places, including Vietnam. He lived all over the world, but his heart was never far from his home state of West Virginia. Marlin enjoyed spending time at Carolina Beach and treasured time spent with his four grandsons. 

Funeral mass will be on Monday, August 30, 2021, at 12 noon at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Fayetteville, NC with Father Sparrow, officiating. Burial will follow at Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the church on Monday before mass from 11-12 noon. 

Marlin is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Buenafe Bailes; daughter, Bernice Bailes Roberson and husband Jason; grandsons, Marlin Graham Roberson, Mitchel Parker Roberson, Clayton Jennings Roberson, and Landry Eric Roberson. 

He was a member of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church.

Online condolences may be sent to http://www.jerniganwarren.com

Arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, NC 28301.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
August 30, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2844 Village Dr.
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
August 30, 2021

12:00 PM
St. Patrick Catholic Church
2844 Village Dr.
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Committal
Monday
August 30, 2021

2:00 PM
Sandhills State Veterans Cemetery
8220 Bragg Blvd
Fort Bragg, NC 28310

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