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James “Jimmy” W. Bailey Jr.

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James “Jimmy” W. Bailey Jr.

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July 7, 1945 - Nov. 7, 2018

Jimmy Bailey, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 7. Funeral services were held on Saturday Nov. 10, at Harts Mortuary, Jones County Chapel at 2 p.m. The Reverend Tommy Martin officiated. Visitation was held one hour prior to the service. Interment followed the funeral service at the Cedar Ridge Cemetery, Gray, Georgia. Military rites were held at the funeral home.

Jimmy was born on July 7, 1945 in Macon, to James W. and Annie Laurie (Balkcom) Bailey Sr. He served his country in the Air Force and then was employed as a letter carrier for the U.S. Postal Service in Macon. He is survived by his wife, Ginger (DuLong) Bailey, who he married on September 29, 1967. Also surviving are two sons, Jimmy (Julie) Bailey, Round Oak, Robby (Lynn) Bailey, Haddock; daughter, Tora (Kevin) Christopher, Jefferson; sister, Sandra Whitaker, Brunswick; brother-in-law, Arthur DuLong, Hillsboro; grandchildren, Riley and Bella Christopher, Jay Bailey, Tristin Lanham; niece, Laurie Bullard; nephews, Chuck and Jason Whitaker; cousins, Bob and Mike Bailey, Tommy and Jimmy Jones. He was predeceased by his parents, James W. and Annie Laurie (Balkcom) Bailey Sr. and a sister, Barbara Ann Bailey.

Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel has charge of arrangements. Please visit to sign the online guest registry.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Cancer Society.