Jeffery Allen (Jeff) Bailey, age 67, of Saucier, MS passed away at his home on Thursday March 3, 2022. He was born October 7, 1954 at Keesler Air Force Base, Biloxi and was a native of Cattaraugus, NY.
Jeff was a high school graduate of Cattaraugus High School. He achieved several awards and recognition throughout his life. He was awarded General Motors Training award. He was also a licensed electrician and heavy equipment operator. Over the years, he was employed at Illic Chevrolet (Cattaraugus, NY), Parkside Auto (Jamestown, NY), EnviroGas (Mayville, NY), Private Electrician (Cattaraugus, NY), School Bus Driver (Cattaraugus, NY), COPA Casino (Gulfport, MS), Gulf States Ready Mix, Plant Manager (Gulfport, MS.)
He also enjoyed several hobbies, including wrestling in high school, his own flower and vegetable garden, driving his homebuilt race car at the track in Wattsburg, PA, swimming and riding his Harley.
Jeff was preceded in death by Richard Bailey (Father), Charles L. Bailey (Brother) and Jeffery A. Bailey Jr. (Son)
He is survived by Mary Bailey (Mother), Jennifer L. Shaw (Daughter), Jason E. Bailey (Son) along with his loving grandkids.
There will be a graveside service on Thursday March 10, 2022 at 2:00 pm. There will also be a virtual live stream of the service on Bradford O’Keefe’s Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorial donations be made to The Humane Society of South Mississippi or Little Valley Food Pantry (C/O Mary Bailey 9759 Leon Rd. Cattaraugus, NY.)
The family would like to thank Jeff’s neighbors on Bell Lane and the wonderful nurses on the 7th floor of Gulfport Memorial Hospital for all their kindness.
Bradford O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the Bailey family.