MCHS graduate Jimbo Bailey dies

Jimmy “Jimbo” A Bailey (1970 – 2021)

LOCAL OBITUARY — Jimmy “Jimbo” A. Bailey of Tullahoma died on Thursday, July 15, 2021 at Vanderbilt Medical Center at the age of 51.

A native of Tullahoma, he was the son of the late William Jackson and Mattie Bell Ray Bailey. He attended Moore County High School where he played football. He attended Marantha Baptist Church in Tullahoma and enjoyed fishing, drawing and writing poetry. He also enjoyed cheering for the Tennessee Vols and Tennessee Titans and was very interested in Indian artifacts. He had an extensive Dream Catcher and knife collection.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers, Johnny, Riley and Roger Dale Bailey and sister, Brenda Gail Castleman. He is survived by sons, Jimmy Alan Bailey Jr. and Dakota Wade Bailey; brother, Keith Bailey of Lynchburg; sisters, Ruth Limbough (Craig), Sandra Cyree and Penny Bailey, all of Tullahoma and Tina Bailey of Lynchburg; adopted sister, Amy Wilson of Lynchburg; good friends, Jason and Joe Charleton, both of Lynchburg and Billy Brandon of Lynchburg and several nieces and nephews.

The family plans funeral services for Sunday, July 18 at 2 p.m. at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with burial to follow at Union Grove Cemetery in Franklin County. Visitation with the family will happen Sunday from 12 p.m. until the service time.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested memorial donations be made in his honor through Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home. •

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