Mr. Bailey was the father of Andy Bailey. He is first mentioned in "The Help", where it is revealed that he died from cancer when his son Andy was 14. He is mentioned in "Rash Decisions" when Andy tells Phil that he never passed up an opportunity to hang with his dad, but "lucky" for him he died before Andy's rebellious teenage years. He is mentioned in "American Skyper" when Andy awkwardly tells the whole Pritchett-Dunphy clan that he had to pull the plug on his dad in the hospital. He is mentioned in "Express Yourself" when Andy decides to order a chilidog when having dinner with Haley. He tells Haley that his dad bought him a chilidog at his first baseball game. Andy concludes by saying, "May he rest in peace."