Walter E. Bays, 83, of Rockport, passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2020.
He was born in Chrisney on January 30, 1937, to the late Emory and Ethylene (Badger) Bays.
Walter had served in the United States Air Force. He had been a security guard at Old National Bank and retired from Hahn Industry in Owensboro, Kentucky.
He attended Revival Center Church in Grandview.
Walter is survived by his children, Kenneth E. Scales and his wife, Connie, of Rockport and Gary L. Scales and his wife, Kathy, of Evanston; five grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Lucille Howell and her husband, Raymond, of Gatchel; niece, Dana Day, of Boonville; and several extended family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bonnie J. Bays; his brother, Leroy Bays; and his sister, Dorothy Day.
A graveside service for Walter E. Bays will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 7, at Grandview Cemetery in Grandview. Boultinghouse Funeral Home in Rockport has been entrusted with care.
Friends may send a condolence to the family at www.BoultinghouseFuneralHome.com.