BAILEY, Jamie “Illustrated Man”

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Peacefully passed away at the Sault Area Hospital on Monday, December 5, 2016 at the age of 41.

Best friend and soulmate of Kylie. Loving father of Alicia, Shayce, Jamie, Drayven, and Avah. Special friend of Debbie (sexy grandma). Grandfather of Devin and Aria. Brother of Carrie and Marty (Crystal). Son of Mona.  Nephew of Doug and Dot, Fred, Brad and Della and Debbie.  Jamie will be remembered by many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jamie possessed a love and passion for art and tattooing.  He leaves behind a legacy of love and laughter.  His caring, kind and humourous  demeanor gave him the ability to lighten a dark situation and could bring a smile to anyone’s face.

A private memorial visitation was held at the Arthur Funeral Home & Cremation Centre.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Algoma Autism Society or to the John Howard Society.

Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.arthurfuneralhome.com

Dad, we love you and will miss you forever.  Love your Monkeybutts.

I Am Free

Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m following the path God laid for me.
I took His hand when I heard Him call.
I turned my back and left it all.
I could not stay another day, to love, to laugh, to work or play.
Tasks left undone must stay that way, for I found peace at close of day.
If my parting has left a void, then fill it with remembering joy.
A friendship shared, a laugh, a kiss, ah yes, these things I too will miss.
Be not burdened with hearts of sorrow.
I wish for you the sunshine of tomorrow.|
My life’s been full, I’ve savored much, good friends, good times, a loved one’s touch.
Perhaps my time seemed all too brief, don’t lengthen it now with undue grief.
Lift up your heart and share with me, God wants me now
— He’s set me free.