Bailey Porter Jones, 77, passed away Saturday, September 8, 2018. Born in Nashville, December 30, 1940, he was the son of the late Noel Jones and Clara (Mason) Jones. Porter was also preceded in death by a sister Patsy Blair. Porter worked as a HVAC specialist for Kimbro Air / Kimbro Electric. Although semi retired, he still worked in his field and was even acting in that capacity at Trousdale Senior Living Center in Hartsville, TN where he lived. Earlier in his life, Porter raised, trained and showed Quarter Horses with some notoriety. He worked in home renovations, rental homes and flipping homes over the last 10 years. Among other things he enjoyed were Golf and fishing. An avid sports fan and huge baseball fan, he especially loved anything his grand children participated in. He is survived by his two sons, Brian (Rachel) Jones of Hartsville, TN and Trent (Raquel) Jones of Gallatin, TN ; his former wife, Helen Jones Lanius; his grandchildren, Shelby Jones, Brett Jones, Olivia Jones and Julia Jones; and two sisters, Gail Garrett and Peggy Bradley. Visitation will be held at Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Monday from 4 – 8 PM and Tuesday from 11 AM – 1 PM with a Celebration of Life Service at the funeral home at 1 PM. Burial will be in the Bradley Cemetery, Bransford, TN. Acting as pallbearers will be Brett Jones, Kyle Bradley, Andy Garrett, Mark Lazenby, Joel Blair, Jeff Sweeney and Greg Sweeney. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Goodlettsville High School Class of 1959.
Bailey Porter Jones
Born in Nashville, TN on December 30, 1940
Departed on September 8, 2018 and resided in Hartsville, TN
- visitation: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Room: Stateroom
- Monday September 10, 2018 4:00pm to 8:00pm
- Tuesday September 11, 2018 11:00am to 1:00pm
- Life Celebration Service: Cole & Garrett Funeral Home, Goodlettsville Room: Chapel
- Tuesday September 11, 2018 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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