Tom Bailey, Jr.

Tom Bailey, Jr. 
Tom Bailey, Jr., 79, of 282 Bailey's Garage Road, Bowersville, entered into rest on Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.
He was born July 21, 1938, in Elbert County to the late Tom Bailey Sr., and Lucille Boyd Bailey. He was retired from Monroe Auto Equipment Company where he was a machine operator. He was of the Christian faith. He was a veteran and proudly served our country in the U.S. Air Force.
He is survived by daughter, Melissa Ann Risner and her husband, Eddie of Bowersville; son, Tom Bailey and his wife Mary of Toccoa; sister, Mary Jane McMullan of Hartwell; grandchildren, Jessica and Braylon Alexander, Grant Risner and Kelsey, Kayla Risner and Brandon Kearns, Ely Risner and Tarah Bailey and seven great-grandchildren also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Elizabeth Saxon Bailey, sister, Margie McCall and brother, Frankie Boyd.
Funeral services celebrating the life of Tom Bailey, Jr., were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9, from the Chapel of Coile and Hall Funeral Directors. Bro. Fred Greenway officiated. Burial was at  Mt. Olivet Church of God Cemetery with Military honors provided by the U.S. Air Force. 
Coile and Hall Funeral Directors, 333 E. Johnson Street in Hartwell was in charge of arrangements.
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