Former Eagle Mountain Mayor Kelvin Eugene Bailey passed away on April 17, 2024, surrounded by his family.

His death has prompted remembrance in Eagle Mountain, where he served as mayor from 2002-2006.

Born on November 24, 1955, to Meldrum and Betty Jo Bailey, Mayor Bailey spent his formative years in East and North Texas. He pursued various business interests, leaving a mark with his innovative ideas.

Bailey’s commitment to service extended to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, where he served a mission in Concepción, Chile, from 1979 to 1981.

Mayor Bailey is survived by his wife, Martiza Bailey, three children – Lisa & Brandon Mann, Kelvin & Emilee Bailey, and Krystal Bailey – five grandchildren, seven siblings, and his extended family in Chile.

A service honoring Mayor Bailey’s life took place in Prosper, Texas, on Saturday, April 20.

As the Eagle Mountain community reflects on the passing of a former leader, Mayor Kelvin Eugene Bailey is remembered for his involvement and service to the community.