Daniel L. Bales age 59, of Columbus died Sunday Oct. 12 at his residence. He was born April 15, 1955 in Lima to the late James Marcus and Lorraine Schipper Bales. He married Jody Ann Vanbuskirk and she preceded him in death July 1, 2013.
He was a 1974 graduate of Lima Senior High School. As a young adult, Mr. Bales was locally well known Motocross racer. From there he trained to become a skilled welder.
Survivors include 2 sons: James Marcus (Justine) Bales of Columbus and Andrew Michael (Leah Sancrant) Bales of Lima and a granddaughter Lilly Ann Bales; 2 brothers: Michael James (Dana) Bales of Wapakoneta, Steven Patrick (Linda) Bales of Elida and a sister: Susan L. (Thomas) Honegger of Lima.
The family will receive friends 2-4 Friday at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The funeral service will follow at 4:00 p.m.
Date: Friday, October 17, 2014
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm