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Bailey Shawn Smith

• Mar 11, 2019 at 4:06 PM

DUFFIELD, VA - Bailey Shawn Smith, 21, passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019. 

He was a 2015 graduate of Union High School and had served the Town of Big Stone Gap as a Police Officer for just over a year.  He loved hunting, fishing, four-wheeling and working on cars and motorcycles.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Herman Blanken.

Bailey is survived by his parents, Shawn and Kelli Smith and his sister, Jayda Smith of the Jasper Community; his grandparents, Chris and Brenda Smith of Big Stone Gap and his grandmother Arlene Blanken, of East Stone Gap.  He is also survived by his girlfriend, Taylor Perry; special friends, Hunter Dickenson, Daniel Franklin, Richard Carter and the rest of the Big Stone Gap Police Force.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 13, 2019, in the Union High School Auditorium from 5:00-8:00 pm. Funeral services will be held at 8:00 p.m.

Private burial services will be at Barker Cemetery in the Crackers Neck Community.

Gilliam Funeral Home and Crematory is honored to serve the family of Bailey Smith.

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