Nelson Edward "Eddie" Bailey, 34 - Coxs Mills

Nelson Edward "Eddie" Bailey age 34 of Coxs Mills West Virginia, departed this life suddenly at 9:29 p.m. Wednesday June 20, 2012 on Sangtown Road (Ritchie County) as a result of an ATV accident.

Born February 15, 1978 in Parkersburg, West Virginia, a son of Carlous B. and Priscilla Davidson Bailey.

Eddie was a graduate of Gilmer County High School class of 1997. He worked at FCI Gilmer as a Guard and enjoyed hunting with a special interest in rabbit hunting. He was a member of the Mountain State Beagle Association, Fraternal Order of Police, National Rifle Association, 4H all star, FFA, and was a Protestant by faith.

Eddie was a wonderful father, son, brother, partner and friend. He was loved and adored by all who knew him and will be greatly missed by numerous cousins and friends.

Along with his parents, Eddie is survived by (Fiancee) Heather McCown and their 2 sons Hunter and Paden of Coxs Mills West Virginia.

Also surviving are 3 brothers, "Little" Carlous Bailey and wife Hope of Coxs Mills, Roger Osborne and wife Annette of Charleston West Virginia, and Bruce Osborne and wife Tressie of Brunswick, Ohio; 3 nephews and 2 nieces, Shane Moyers and wife Tracy of Wilsie West Virginia, Tyler Moyers wife Brandy and son Daniel; Daniel Adams and wife Erin of Troy, West Virginia, Jessica Goodrich, husband Steve and son Trayton of Normantown West Virginia, and Aunna Osborne of Charleston; and paternal grandfather, Chester Bailey of Coxs Mills.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Athilene Bailey, maternal grandfather, Kenneth Davidson, and maternal grandparents Gladys and Roger Sutphin.

Funeral Services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary Inc. Glenville West Virginia, at 1:00 p.m., Sunday June 24, 2012 with Pastor Bryan Groves officiating. Burial will follow in the Horn Creek Cemetery, Coxs Mills. Friends may call 4-8 p.m. Saturday at the mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary is assisting the family of Nelson E. "Eddie" Bailey with arrangements.