BUCKHORN – J. W. Bailey, 79, died Saturday, July 21, 2018.
Funeral, Monday, 3:00 PM, Buckhorn United Methodist, with visiting one hour prior. Interment, Buckhorn Cemetery.
A high school band director for over 30 years, he had also served in the National Guard.
Surviving is his wife, Brenda Dixon Bailey; daughter, Dr. Candace Bailey of Kenly; son, Joseph Bailey (Laura Lynn) of Rowland; grandchildren, Emma Renfrow, Graham Renfrow, Michael Bailey, Thomas Bailey and Walt Bailey; honorary grandchildren, Ben Bailey, John Bailey and Anna Bailey Richards.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Rex and Eunice Atkinson Bailey; sister, Mary Hutchinson; brother, Bobby Bailey.
Memorials are suggested to Buckhorn United Methodist Church, 8102 NC Hwy 42 W, Kenly, NC 27542-8909.