James Wilson Bailey


Mr. James Wilson Bailey, 82, husband of Joan Ann Kelley Bailey and a resident of Exmore, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock. A native of Saxis, he was the son of the late Herman T. Bailey and the late Ella B. Linton Bailey. Jimmy was the retired owner of Bailey’s Home Improvement and a member of Capeville Masonic Lodge #107, AF&AM.

In addition to his loving wife, he is survived by a daughter, Robin B. Von Hollen, and her husband, Nick, of Exmore; a brother, Tim Bailey, and his wife, Vivian, of Pennsylvania; two grandsons, J.R. Bishop and his wife, Jacklyn, of Exmore, and Nicholas Von Hollen Jr., of California; two great-grandchildren, Hunter Bishop and Chelsea Bishop, both of Exmore; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Due to the current situation with the COVID-19 virus, a private celebration of life service will be held. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Craddockville United Methodist Church, c/o June Custis, P.O. Box 66, Craddockville, VA 23341 or Dogs Deserve Better, c/o Robin Von Hollen, P.O. Box 70, Exmore VA 23350.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.doughtyfuneralhome.com

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore.