John Kennedy Bailey Bio/Wiki
According to a report, a West Virginia city councilman named John Kennedy Bailey died after a tree fell on his car while driving his son home from getting off work last week, According to the city’s Mayor Amy Schuler Goodwin.
John Kennedy Bailey died on Greenbrier Street in Charleston, West Virginia last Wednesday.
Bailey served on the Charleston City Council, and his death shocked his colleagues.
He was 53 years old.
Holly Bailey is the wife of John Kennedy Bailey. The couple has 2 sons named Jack and Brooks and 1 daughter named Lisette.
How Did John Kennedy Bailey Die?
In a statement made on Thursday, Mayor Goodwin stated, “It is with profound sadness we mourn the loss of Charleston City Councilman John Kennedy Bailey,”
“A devoted husband, doting father, loving son, loyal brother and a dear friend to many including my husband and me.”
Charleston City Councilman John Kennedy Bailey has died after a tree fell on his car as he was driving along Greenbrier Street last night. pic.twitter.com/8nL3lgZ55x
— Leslie Rubin (@LeslieRubinWCHS) September 16, 2021
She added, “I spent many a night talking with John in the City Hall parking garage long after council meetings had ended. We’d talk about how we could fix things — make things better.”
She continued, “With his keen intellect, calm voice, and measured approach, John always treated his fellow council members with kindness — even on the most difficult issues,”
“Our thoughts and prayers are with John’s wife Holly, sons Jack and Brooks, daughter Lisette, brother David, sister Anne, father former West Virginia State Treasurer Larrie Bailey and mother Joyce.”