Bill Bayles Obituary

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Bill Leland Bayles

May 24, 1938 - April 27, 2014
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BILL LELAND BAYLES May 24, 1938 ~ April 27, 2014 Bill Leland Bayles was born May 24, 1938 in Ross, Marin County, CA, to Leland Lowell and Shirley Bayles. Bill passed away April 27, 2014. He moved on to higher ground where his beloved family awaits him. Bill spent most of his early life living in Marin and Solano County. He graduated from Vallejo High in 1956. After graduation he completed a four year apprenticeship as a Shipfitter at Mare Island. After completing his apprenticeship Bill went back to college and earned a degree in Civil and Structural Engineering at Heald's College in San Francisco. Most of his working years were...
BILL LELAND BAYLES May 24, 1938 ~ April 27, 2014

Bill Leland Bayles was born May 24, 1938 in Ross, Marin County, CA, to Leland Lowell and Shirley Bayles. Bill passed away April 27, 2014. He moved on to higher ground where his beloved family awaits him. Bill spent most of his early life living in Marin and Solano County. He graduated from Vallejo High in 1956. After graduation he completed a four year apprenticeship as a Shipfitter at Mare Island. After completing his apprenticeship Bill went back to college and earned a degree in Civil and Structural Engineering at Heald's College in San Francisco. Most of his working years were spent working for the Novato Sanitary District as the Assistant District Engineer. In 1995 and after 29 years Bill and his wife Sally retired and moved to Red Bluff area where they lived out the rest of their lives. He is survived by his wife Bonnie Bayles, step-son Cliff Dempsey (Cherie), and their daughter Amy (David) and their children Lillie and David, and daughter Mandy and Fiancee Brian; step-son Scott Curtis (Jaye) of Red Bluff and their children Ryan and Ethan, and Taylor. He is also survived by brother Roy and wife Betty of Vacaville; children and spouses Laura Warburton (Bruce), children Chase, Chay and Hannah of Huntsville, Utah; Brian Bayles (Linda), children Brandon, Derek, Garrett, Courtney of Lehi, Utah; Paul Milan (Anne) and children Lydia, Michael, Celeste & Nicolas of Prince Fredrick, Maryland; Carla Odetto (Matt) and children Shelby and Christopher of Petaluma, CA; Jean Martin (Bill) and children Melissa and Matthew of Huntington Beach, CA. Bill came from a pioneer heritage with the Bayles family settling in the Red Bluff area in the 1860's and 1870's. He spent a lot of his time working on the Bayles Family History and had over 10,000 names of his ancestors documented. Bill was a avid Scouter. He worked in the Boy Scouts of America program for over 36 years. He helped many young men attain BSA's highest rank of Eagle Scout and mature into fine adults. Memorial service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Berrendos Ave., Red Bluff, at 11 am. Viewing will be held from 9:30 - 10:30 am. Bill was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and served in many callings from Scout Master to Bishop. He loved the true gospel. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in Bill's honor to the Boy Scout of America, Golden Empire Council Endowment Fund.
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