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James John Bailey

April 25, 1947 ~ March 29, 2020 (age 72)


James John Bailey, 72, of Accident, MD, died peacefully at home on Sunday, March 29, 2020.

Born April 25, 1947, in Brockton, MA, and was raised in Southern California. He lived the last 20 years in Garrett Co., MD.

Mr. Bailey served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War and was stationed in Thailand.

After leaving the service, he trained as an airplane upholsterer and then began his lifelong career upholstering vintage hot rods. He leaves behind a legacy of expertly upholstered show cars from coast to coast. While living in Garrett Co., he also worked for Beachy Lumber, O.C. Cluss Lumber and Railey Mountain Lake Vacations.

He leaves his wife, Wendy; his step-children, Tad (Maria Dalzot) Davis, Marne (Matt) Troutman, Aron (Dana) Davis, Adam (Jordan Gobble) Day; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and one sister, Sandra (Tom) Teters.

At his request, he was cremated and his ashes will be scattered and there will be no memorial service.

Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, MD, is in charge of cremation arrangements.

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