Hollie J. Bailey, 77, of Sabine, WV, departed this life on Wednesday, July 14, 2021 surrounded by his loving family at his home following a long illness. He was born on July 24, 1943 in Jesse, WV a son of the late Sidney James and Beulah Virginia Bailey. Hollie is a member of the Bellemeade Baptist Church of Sabine and the UMWA. He was a self taught welder and heavy equipment mechanic. There was not a job that he couldn’t do.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his son Shawn Bailey and two brothers Jerry, and Tommy “Tonto” Bailey.
Those left to cherish his memory are is his wife of fifty-eight years Loretta Brooks Bailey a son Hollie, Jr. and wife Angie of Sabine a daughter Angie Francis of Holly Hills two grandsons Travis (Ashleigh) Bailey of Beckley, and D. J. Francis of Sabine four granddaughters Sara Bailey of Herndon, Tiara and Indya Francis of Holly Hills, and Taleah Bailey of Firmont three great grandsons Brody, Gaige and Kreed three great granddaughters Aurdey, Lysee, and Zoe grandchildren that chose him to be their Popaw, Josh, Matt, Tafara, Wyatt, Tricia, Lydia, Sophie, and Liam sisters Carolyn Thompson, Kathy Bailey, Donna Cozort, and Linda Riddle brothers Carlos and Bobby Bailey special friends Darryl, Leroy, Andrew, Charlie, Jeff, Wayne and Becky, Brennen and Janell, Beth, Todd and Anna, Pete, Joe, Willie, Tick, Bo, Beatle, and many more and a host of nieces, nephews and other loving family and friends.
Graveside service will be held at 2 pm on Sunday, July 18th at the Glen Fork Community Cemetery, Glen Fork, WV with Pastor Nathan Vance officiating. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Special thanks to a dear friend Mary Beth and Hospice of Bluefield, WV for their wonderful care.
The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, WV.