Brandon Bailey Funeral Fund

My cousin Brandon Bailey, age 34, started a GoFundMe account in 2013 when he was diagnosed with IgA Nephropathy and at one point had as low as 13% or less of his kidneys functioning. He was 200 lbs. overweight, which disqualified him from being on a transplant list, at the time. He ended up having a gastric sleeve surgery to help him reduce his weight so that he could qualify for the transplant list. After losing all the weight his kidneys rebounded positively to the extent where he no longer required a kidney transplant.

Since that time, he has been in and out of the hospital as his struggle with his disease was not over. He struggled to keep a job due to this, so he applied for SSI Disability benefits..

Now comes the heart-breaking sad news that I must share with you. On November 30th Brandon unexpectedly and surprisingly went into Kidney failure and lost his battle with his disease. He passed away and is now home with the Lord.

I'm posting this GoFundMe page for his mother and father, Becky Bailey and Mike Bailey, who do not have the finances to pay for a totally unexpected funeral which is on Monday, December 4th. We really need your help! Brandon would have given you the shirt off his back, so please give to his cause as his family is unable to afford his funeral.

Please donate and give to our cause for Brandon's fight. It will help pay for Brandon's funeral expenses.

December is a time of giving since Christmas comes 21 days from his funeral and helping others, even if you do not know them, is something humanity brings out of you, especially during this season of giving.

Please give if you can. If you can’t support monetarily we would ask you to please share this page.

Thank you, from the bottom of our hearts!


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Organizer and beneficiary

Matt Quimby 
Franklin, TN
Becky Bailey 
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