Franklin E. Bayles, age 68, of Marion passed away on Friday morning, November 15, 2019, at his residence. He was born in Marion, Ohio on October 8, 1951 to the late Richard and Jan (Daniels) Bayles. Franklin married the former Roseanna Betts on December 13, 1968 in Marion and she preceded him in death on February 28, 2017.
Surviving are four daughters; Frankie (John) Lehman of New Bloomington, OH., Victoria Finchman and Julia (Cecil) Stanford both of Marion, OH, and Wendy (James) Fuson of Caledonia, OH., a brother; John Molar of Alabama, a sister; Virginia (Robert) Taylor of Greenville, GA., 12 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren. Franklin was preceded in death by his parents, wife; Roseanna, a daughter; Rosemary Murrell, and 3 brothers; Leroy, James, & Jay Lee Bayles.
He was employed for 32 years with the Eaton Corp./Cypress Industries as a forge operator until his retirement in 2000.
Friends may call at the Boyd-Born Funeral Home on Friday, November 22, 2019, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. Pastor Dwight Hord will conduct a graveside service in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery at 1:30 PM on Friday.
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