Donald Bailey Obituary – Aug. 26, 1962 – Sept. 23, 2020


Greg Bailey, 58 of Jackson, passed away on Sept. 23, 2020 at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital.
A graveside service was conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 26, and the family received friends from 1:30-2 p.m.  prior to the service.
Both the visitation and service were held at Ebenezer Cemetery in Malesus.   Bro. Shane Connor officiated the service.  Pallbearers were Larry Kent, Lee Bailey, Robby Parker, Brian Boucher, Greg Smith, Roy (Catfish) Neisler and John Willoughby.  The family requested that masks be worn and that guests be mindful of and practice social distancing. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be sent to St. Jude.      
He was born in Jackson on Aug. 26, 1962 to Don and Ann Burress Bailey. He graduated from South Side High School in 1980 and attended both the University of Tennessee at Martin and UT Chattanooga. He was a devoted Vols fan and a season ticket holder for many years.  
He worked in automotive parts sales and purchasing for many years.   During his career in the industry, he worked with Bonwood Auto Parts and Motor Parts & Bearing in Jackson, Advance Auto Parts in Chattanooga, Auto Value in Irving, Texas, and Pep Boys in Philadelphia, Pa.  After moving back to Jackson, he was a partner at Four Seasons Nursery until his health started to decline.  
He is survived by his parents; his aunts, Joye Connor and Jan (Dennis) Cox of Henderson, and his beloved dog, Smokey.   
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Lafayette and Virginia Burress and Roy and Mabel Bailey, all of Henderson.