James "Jim" Bailey, 75, of Ardmore, Alabama, died on Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2018, at his home.
Born Thursday, Sept. 17, 1942, in Limestone County, Alabama, he was the son of Edward Bailey and Frances Bratcher Bailey.
Mr. Bailey enjoyed his grandchildren, golfing, hunting and fishing. He was a Navy veteran and retired from PPG after 33 years of service to the company.
He was preceded in death by his parents and infant grandson, Ashton Chandler Bailey.
He is survived by his spouse, Linda Bailey, Ardmore, Alabama; son, Jamey Bailey, Duluth, Georgia; daughter, Melissa Phillips, Muscle Shoals, Alabama; brothers, Everett (Sue) Bailey, Ardmore, Alabama, Dr. William " Bill" (Mary) Bailey, Columbus, Indiana, and Randy (Fina) Bailey, Lincoln, Alabama; granddaughters, Bailey Phillips, Emily Phillips, Ashley Phillips, and Reanna Bailey; grandson, Will Phillips; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of friends.
A public visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 3, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in Ardmore, Alabama.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home in Ardmore, Alabama, with Dr. Bill Bailey and the Rev. Aaron Armstrong officiating. Burial will be in Gatlin Cemetery in Ardmore, Alabama.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Kindred Hospice.
Published on August 2, 2018


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