James Bailey Jr.
Bailey, Jr., James James Bailey, Jr. age 84, of Swartz Creek, MI and Alva, FL passed away January 19, 2017 in Lehigh Acres Hospice. Cremation has taken place. He was born July 29, 1932 in Columbus, OH. James is the son of the late James and the late Ola (Beaver) Bailey, Sr. He served in the Korean War from 1954-1956, as a PFC in the Army. James was employed by GM as an Autoworker for 29 Years in Michigan. He is survived by his wife of 61 years; Pauline A. (Remore) Bailey, Daughters: Valerie (Andy) Watring and Regina (Dan) Nellis, and sons: Roy (Pam) Bailey & Bill (Catherine) Bailey, Also survived by Grandchildren; Jennifer Watring, Nick (Kim) Bailey, Ken (Katelyn Howell) Nellis, & Angela Nellis, Stephanie (Mike) Allen, Great Grandchildren; Mia & Seren Allen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Oak Park/RAC or contributions may be made to the Burns Grange #160, c/o Peggy Johnston 404 S. Oak Street, Durand, Michigan 48429. Jim was a Grange member for many years, helping with chicken dinners and some building updates. The family is planning a Celebration of Life Open House for Jim's northern family and friends on May 13, 2017 from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church located at 10016 E. Newburg Road in Durand, Michigan 48429. There was a Celebration of Life in Florida for Oak Park friends March 4th.
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