Joshua Grant Bailey, 28, of North Wilkesboro passed away Friday, Feb. 1, 2019.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, at Reins-Sturdivant Chapel, with the Rev. Ralph Minton, the Rev. Dr. Joe Pinkerton and the Rev. Rick Tomlinson officiating. Burial will be in Scenic Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 Wednesday evening at Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home.

Mr. Bailey was born Sept. 6, 1990, in Wilkes County to Aubrey Scott and Debra Kaye Church Bailey. He worked for Lowe’s Home Improvement and was a member of Truth Community Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, James Church; an uncle, James Church Jr.; and an aunt, Teresa VanDeventer.

He is survived by his parents, Scott and Debra Bailey of North Wilkesboro; a daughter, Peyton Lane Bailey of Millers Creek; a son, Jaxton Reece Bailey of North Wilkesboro; two brothers, Garth Bailey of Holden Beach and Garrett Bailey of North Wilkesboro; and his fiancé, Adrienne Severt.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to an educational fund benefiting Joshua’s children, Peyton and Jaxton. Contributions may be made to the Local Government Credit Union, P.O. Box 700, Wilkesboro, N.C. 28697: Fund # 40289959.

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