James S. Bailey

1931 - 2020


James S. Bailey, 89, of Stewartville,MN died on Sunday (December 27, 2020) of natural causes, at the Stewartville Care Center, where he had been a resident since 2018.

James Sheldon Bailey  was born on June 18, 1931  in Waltham,MN to Charles and Dorothy(Skamfor) Bailey. He grew up in Austin,MN area and attended school there, graduating from Austin H.S in 1949. He served in the U.S. Army and following his honorable discharge returned to Minnesota where he served in the...

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Griffin-Gray Funeral Home

201 Third Avenue Nw, Stewartville, MN

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Sally Oviatt

January 3, 2021 10:21 AM

Jim was the kindest, funniest and caring person I ever had the pleasure of working with. I worked with him and Kay for many years at J C Penney. We had many laughs and good conversations and I will remember him, with great love and respect, forever.

Gary Heyn

January 1, 2021 3:03 PM

I enjoyed selling furniture with Jim at Penney's in the eighties.  As Jim always told the customers with a sly grin on his face "We didn't make a lot of money but we had a lot of fun!"  Your in my thoughts today.

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