Jim (James) Hillard Bailey of Groesbeck passed away March 18, 2021 at age 67.
Funeral services were held March 23, 2021 in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with burial at Moorehead-Melton Cemetery in Eustace.
James was born July 29, 1953 in Forney to Hillard T. Bailey and Myrtle Stephens Bailey. Jim attended and graduated Eustace High School in 1971.
He worked for the railroad for 44 years, retiring in 2013. He married Sylvia Segura June 24, 2013 and between them had eight children, two granddaughters and five grandsons.
James was preceded in death by his parents, brother and sister-in-law Johnny and wife Thelma Bailey, sister and brother-in-law Peggy Grahm and husband Kent and brother-in-law Jim Morton.
James is survived by his wife Sylvia Bailey of Groesbeck, sons Kyle and Shawna Bailey, Scott and Lynette Dempsey, Sean Bailey and Sara James and Collin Bailey, step-sons Allen Segura, Joey Segura, Michael Segura and Margaret Segura of Groesbeck, grandchildren and step-grandchildren and step-great grandsons, sister Carol Morton of Eustace and her sons Wade Morton and wife Emily of Eustace and their children Emily Ward, Kaylin Morton, Trevor Garcia, Tyler Garcia and one great-nephew Aiden Morton and son Tad Morton and wife Abby and their baby Bree Morton of Eustace and also, cousins and other extended family.