May 20, 1939 ~ April 29, 2022
Karnes City, Texas
Resided in: San Antonio, Texas
Our beloved father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Matthew Bailey, affectionately known as “PawPaw,” entered into his heavenly home on April 29, 2022. He was born on May 20, 1939 in Karnes City, Texas to the late James and Zelmia Bailey. Matthew attended Carver School. At a young age, he began working various jobs throughout the years, retiring from his latest position as a machinist with Borden’s milk company, where he served 30 years.
Matthew married Doris McKnight in 1962. The two shared a wonderful marriage together, raising a family of their own. He is preceded in death by: his parents, his beloved wife Doris Bailey of 27 years, two sisters and two brothers.
Matthew leaves to cherish in his memory: his children: Gene and Sandra; two step-children that he called his own: Joyce and McKnight; 5 grandchildren: Delton, Damon, Devon, Rhonda, and Yvonne; 10 great-grandchildren: Tiyana, Essiah, Mia, Kayla, Jevon, Kiya, Sincere; Brianna, Delton, and Jordan; 1 great-greatgrandchild: Bernice; sister: Rose Ora Lee; brothers: Joe, Bobbie, Paul, and Edward, and a host of other close relatives and friends.