BROOKFIELD, Ohio – Daniel Lee Bayus, of Brookfield Ohio, died unexpectedly on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in the Emergency Room of Sharon Regional Hospital, following a sudden illness. He was 56.
Dan was born March 19, 1961 in Youngstown, Ohio, a son to Thomas E. and Helen (Kroner) Bayus.
He graduated from Brookfield High School in 1979 and furthered his education by attending Youngstown College of Business where he studied professional drafting.
On July 11, 1981, he married the former, Lisa D. Klingensmith and together they started a family. Born to this union were three children, Melissa, Daniel II and Michael.
He supported his young family by working as a salesman for Valley Piano & Organ, Hermitage, Pennsylvania.
Dan was the founder of the former Brookfield Homerun Club and in his spare time he enjoyed riding 4-wheelers, fishing, baseball, gardening, canning, cooking, NASCAR “Old #3 – Dale Sr.”, watching sports, euchre tournaments and family cookouts.
Survivors include his mother, Helen; his wife, Lisa; his children, Melissa R. Pelc and her husband, Jeff of Pickerington, Ohio, Daniel L. Bayus II and his wife, Stacy of Lake City, Pennsylvania and Michael R. Bayus, Reynoldsburg, Ohio; his grandchildren, Maxwell, Madelyn and Mallory Pelc and Jaxson Lagace; his siblings, Tom Bayus and his wife, Diane of West Middlesex, Pennsylvania, Barbara A. Campbell and her husband, John of Davie, Florida, Dave A. Bayus and his wife, Bernadine of Masury, Ohio and Debbie Bayus of Charlotte, North Carolina and his extended family, too.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A private service for his family and close friends will be held Tuesday, March 28, 2017.
He will be laid to rest in the Brookfield Township Cemetery.
Expressions of sympathy may be left for his family at www.bricelandfuneralservice.com.
A television tribute will air March 28 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.