James Edgar Bailey, Jr.



James Edgar Bailey, Jr. of Medford, Ore., died on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, from complications arising from prostate cancer. He was born June 4, 1927, in Brownsboro, Texas, to James Edgar Bailey and Effie Mae Harrison Bailey. He was the fourth of eight children and is survived by two sisters, Nener Dean Hunt and Peggy Olean Cole, both residing in Texas. He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Bruce Randall Bailey and Robert Lane Bailey; and sisters, Billie Ruth Bailey Loden, Katie Bob Bailey Price, and Ruby Nell Bailey. His posterity includes two sons with their wives, James W. and Barbara Bailey of Paradise, Calif., and Carey and Naomi Bailey, of Cottage Grove, Ore.; five grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.



During his final days James received compassionate, skilled, and loving care by the Roseburg Veterans Administration, Transitional Care Unit.