John Nicholas Bailey passed away January 8, 2023 at the age of 83. He was a resident of Restoration Senior Living Facility. He is preceded in death by his spouse Gail Bailey, Father Stanton Bailey, Mother Muriel Bailey and Brother Gardner Bailey.
He is survived by his nieces Diane Bailey and Rebecca DeLong.
John was born in Connecticut and moved to the New Orleans area in his early 30’s. Prior to that he served five years in the Navy. John became a travel agent with AAA, and later became manager. Several years later he branched out and owned his own travel agency. He had a long marriage to Gail Bailey from Effingham, Illinois. The 2 of them arranged many cruises for family reunions. Travel was one of his favorite pastimes. John loved cats, hockey, music, boats as well as many other interests. Friends describe John as special and kind. He is survived by a stepsister Dorothy and 2 nieces, Diane and Rebecca who cared for him in his final years. He will be greatly missed by his family and friends.