James Bailey Bilbrey

Published 7:00 am Saturday, September 2, 2017

Funeral Services for James Bailey “Jim” Bilbrey, age 78, of Picayune, MS, who passed away Friday, September 1, 2017, will be held Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at 11:00 am at McDonald Funeral Home Chapel.

Visitation will be Tuesday, September 5, 2017 from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at McDonald Funeral Home.  Burial will be in New Palestine Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

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Bro. Glen Kennedy will officiate the service.

A native of Hartville, Ohio,  he was self employed at Jim Bilbrey Home Improvement. Jim served in the U.S. Army. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, who will be truly missed by all who knew and loved him.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlan Bilbrey and Orlena Powell Bilbrey; and two sisters and two brothers.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 56 years, Patricia Coblentz Bilbrey; his children, Tracey Lyn (James) Fogerty, James Andrew “Andy” (Patricia) Bilbrey, and Jonathan Bilbrey; 5 grandchildren, Jessica Isenberg, Justin (Wei Song) Isenberg, James Bailey Fogerty, Sean Fogerty, and Devon Bacchi; his sisters and brother, Eulalia (Willie) Hawkins, Stephen (Alice) Bilbrey, Diane (Bill) Tessmer, and Carolyn (Bill) Anstine; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Obituary, register book and driving directions can be found on the internet page, at www.mcdonaldfh.com