November 24, 2013

GARDEN CITY — James Russell Bailey, 70 of Garden City Beach, formally of Winnsboro, passed away peacefully, Thursday, November 21, 2013 at Waccamaw Community Hospital surrounded by his family and friends.

Born in Soddy Daisy, Tenn., he was the son of the late Robert J. and Cecil Bailey. James was an avid outdoorsman who loved to fish and shrimp with his friends. He met no stranger. James was down to earth and remained true to those who knew him.

Surviving are his wife of 49 years, Anne Shaw Bailey; daughter, Margaret Johnson (Ken) of Locust Grove, Va; son, Robert Bailey (Creighton) of Winnsboro; grandchildren, Bailey and Grayson Goudelock, Zach, Rebecca and Rachael Johnson all of Locust Grove, Va.; and Dylan and Dustin Bailey of Winnsboro; brother, Larry Bailey (Faye) of Memphis, Tenn.; sister, Faynette Rose (Ted) of Soddy Daisy, Tenn.; a host of nieces and nephews, and many other family and friends whom loved him dearly.

Services will be private.

Memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Sign a guestbook at www.goldfinchfuneralhome.com.

Goldfinch Funeral Home, Murrells Inlet, SC is in charge of arrangements.