Funeral services for James Richard Bailey, 53. were held Sept. 11, 2021 at 10 a.m. at Leakesville First Baptist Church. He was born July 23, 1968 in Panama City, Fla. He died Sept. 5, 2021. He is survived by his sons Josh, James Jr. and Jordan Bailey; daughters Maggie L. Knight and Kayla Welford (Darryl) Gossett; stepmother Betty Bailey; special friend Kimberly Grimes; brothers Mark (Belinda) Bailey, Kenny Bailey and Scott Bailey; sisters Cathy (Robert) Cross and Kelly (Dennis) Phillips; grandchildren Stacey Knight, Bentley, Brayden and Bella Bailey, Hayden, Carson, McKenzie, Carter, Emma and Elijah Bailey, Elizabeth Reyna Johnson, Taylah Woods, Da’Markus Woods and Jeremiah and Dominik Woods. Cowan Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.