Alvin Bailey was born on January 14, 1962 in Nassawadox, Virginia to the late William Bailey, Sr. and Bettie Bailey. He departed this life on August 24, 2022 at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock, Virginia.
“Grady” or “Boo,” as he was affectionately known by his family and friends, was educated in the public schools of Accomack County. Throughout his life, he worked in many industries, including Perdue, Bayshore Concrete, and as a waterman at Willis Wharf.
In his spare time, he enjoyed fishing, working in his yard, and playing with his dog.
In addition to his parents, Alvin was preceded in death by his grandparents, George Davis, Sr., Fannie Collins, Berline Bailey, and John William Bailey; brother-in-law, Alfred Howard, Jr.; sister-in-law, Sandra Bailey; and several aunts and uncles.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories: his loving companion, Harriette Cypress; two daughters, Antoinette Seymore and Sherika Seymore; two stepchildren, Robert Cypress and Shalonda Niskey; five grandchildren, Jayshawn, Jatavius, Jy’Air, Ja’Leir, and Khalia; three step-grandchildren, Antonia Fitchett, Kendal Niskey, and Justin Niskey; sisters, Sally Bailey and Betty Howard; brothers, William Bailey, Jr. and Henry Bailey; aunts, Bonnie Collins, Bernadette (William) Diggs, Vanessa Davis, and Denise Brown; uncles, Michael Davis, Everett Collins, and Elmer (Katrina) Collins; great-aunt, Georgia Hatton; nieces, Alexis Wilkins and Keshanna (Antwone) Sears; nephew, Alfred Howard; and a host of other relatives and friends.