Age: 85 Address: Burnsville, North Carolina Date of Death: Thursday, December 19, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Sidney D. "Junior" Bailey of Burnsville, passed away peacefully on Thursday, December 19th at the Yancey House. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Dewey and Dorothy McCurry Bailey. He was preceded in death by brothers: Handy Bailey, Bill Bailey and Nick Bailey. Sid was an Army Veteran having served in World War II. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was part owner of Bailey and Phillips Drywall Company until his retirement where he then started a lawn care service and worked at the Yancey County Recycling Center.
Surviving are his loving wife, Peggy Fox Bailey; two sons: Brady Bailey and wife, Amy, of Lexington and Rodney Bailey and wife, Sheila, of Hardscrabble; one grandson, Aaron Bailey of Lexington; sisters: Nancy King of Asheville, Doris Wilson of Kingsport and Dora Barrington of FL and special niece, Leanne McCurry Bass of Denver, NC. Several other nieces and nephews also survive.
No services are planned at this time and sympathy cards are appreciated, but the family requests no flowers, food or visits at this time please. Peggy and the boys want to say a special thank you to Hospice of Yancey County and the loving care of the staff of the Yancey House for the wonderful care given to Sid. To send online condolences, please visit the website: www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.