Bailey D. O’Shields
Bailey D. O’Shields, 21, of Suwanee, passed away on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017, of accidental drowning.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Harold Lee O’Shields, and maternal grandfather, Frank Lamar Stowe.
He is survived by his mother, Stephanie Stowe O’Shields, Suwanee; father, Ken O’Shields, Commerce; brother, Hunter A. O’Shields, Suwanee; sister, Kaylee O’Shields; paternal grandmother, Linda Elsberry O’Shields, St. Augustine, Florida; maternal grandmother, Carol Berryman Stowe, Buford; uncle and aunt, Jeffrey and Judy O’Shields, Clayton; aunts and uncles, Cynthia Stowe Jennings and husband, Steve, Suwanee, and Anne Marie O’Shields Watts and husband, Jerry, Clayton; cousins, Jessica Jennings McMillan and husband, Keith, Columbia, South Carolina, Ashley O’Shields Smith and husband, Jamie, Monroe, Chelsea Jennings Marelle and husband, Tony, Suwanee, Ryan Watts and wife, Kelsey, Clayton, Elizabeth Anne Watts, Athens, and Shelby Brooke Jennings, Suwanee; little buddy, Tucker McMillian; loving companion, Chloe Jane Sampson, Nokomis, Florida; and lifelong best friend, Samuel Pinson.
Bailey loved life’s adventures with Chloe and his friends. Bailey had an innocence about him. His childish smile and sweet giggle will be dearly missed by all. Bailey and Hunter had a brotherly bond that will never be broken something that was unique and special. Bailey loved hunting, fishing, surfing and anything on the water. He wanted everyone to join in the adventure that he was seeking.
Bailey had many dear friends. He was a 2014 graduate of Rabun County High School and was a student at Suncoast Technical College and Institute. He was employed with Mike Looney Electric Co. in Englewood, Florida. He was a member of Mountain City United Methodist Church in Mountain City.
A Celebration of Life service will be held today at 6 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home, with the Rev. Chuck Stutsman of Mountain City United Methodist Church, Hunter O’Shields and Jim Powell officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on today from 4-6 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Emory Healthcare of Atlanta for Arteriovenous Malformation Embolization (AVM), firstname.lastname@example.org, 404-727-9503 or to Mountain City United Methodist Church, Mountain City, Georgia.
To express condolences, please sign our online guestbook at www.flaniganfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford.
The Clayton Tribune, Sept. 7, 2017