David Bruce Bailey, 69, was called home to glory on December 22, 2021. David was born on Saturday, January 12, 1952, in Washington DC and attended DC Public Schools. David lived the majority of his life in Montgomery County, Maryland and enjoyed the simple things in life. \r\n\r\nGoing fishing, listening music, watching TV, or reading a good Sci-Fi book was his idea of a good time. He loved his grandchildren and served Montgomery College for over 15 years prior to his retirement in 2020. \r\n\r\nDavid is survived by his: siblings, Lori Prailow, Robert Bailey (Cheryl); daughter, Daveta Bailey; grandchildren, Davon, Dominque, and Donavon Green; and one great-grandchild, Tyrell Williams. He was preceded in death by his: mother, Clara Bailey; sister, Rita Boatwright; and brother, Anthony "Scotty" Bailey. \r\n\r\nDavid will be dearly missed and always remembered by a host of extended family members and close friends. \r\n\r\nDavid's immediate relatives are planning a Celebration of Life (Lantern Lift) in the Spring of 2022 as opposed to traditional memorial services, considering the current COVID pandemic.