John L Bahney  May 23 1935  November 14 2022

John L Bahney May 23 1935 November 14 2022

May 23 1935 November 14 2022
John L. Bahney, 87, of rural Macy, Indiana passed at 6:22 am, Monday, November 14, 2022 at his residence. He was born on May 23, 1935 in Wabash County, Indiana to the late Urban S. and Nellie E. (Dillsaver) Bahney. He married on Feb. 18, 1956 in Peru, Indiana to Barbara Jo Mygrant, she preceded him in death on July 4, 2022. They lovingly celebrated 66 years together. John was a 1953 graduate of Gilead High School. He then served his country proudly in the U.S. Army. He spent most of his life as a dairy farmer and raised his family on the farm he and his wife owned. He was a member of the Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church for many years. He was an avid IU Basketball fan and enjoyed camping, ping pong, and playing euchre. He also enjoyed going to sporting events at North Miami High School, where they ran the concession stand for 10 years. He is survived by his daughters Karen and husband Kevin Wilson of Walton, Sandy and husband Steve Linn of Macy, and Tammy and husband Mayo Medina of Fulton; sons Allen and wife Lane Bahney of Macy, Tim and wife Jane Bahney of Akron, and Ted and wife Missy Bahney of Wabash; grandchildren Sara and husband Kyle Thomas, Dusty and wife Sharon Linn, Misty and husband Justin VanderIest, Ashley and husband John Stamper, Shaun and wife Brooke Wetzel, Alex and wife Hannah Bahney, Eric Linn, Nick Wilson, Kellie and husband Jacob Hutchison, Nate and wife Janay Wilson, Hannah and Jessica Bahney, Aaron and wife Nicole Bahney, Khyla and husband Jake Goodman, Garrett Bahney, Emily Bahney, and Clayton Bahney; and 25 Great Grandchildren. John was preceded in death by his parents, wife Barb Bahney, and brothers Bobbie, Virgil “Butch”, and Marvin Bahney and a sister Bonnie Colleen Miller. The funeral service will take place at 2:00 pm, Friday, Nov. 18, 2022 at Hartzler Funeral Home 305 West Rochester Street Akron, Indiana with Rev. Wayne Balmer. The interment will take place following the service in the Gilead Cemetery, Gilead, Indiana with graveside military rites performed by the Fulton County Honor Guard. Visitation hours will be from 4 pm to 7 pm, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022 at Hartzler Funeral Home, Akron, Indiana. Memorial contributions can be made in his memory to Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church with the memo Mission Fund.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John L Bahney May 23 1935 November 14 2022.

Hartzler Funeral Home

Death notice for the town of: Akron, state: Indiana

death notice John L Bahney May 23 1935 November 14 2022

obituary notice John L Bahney May 23 1935 November 14 2022

Posted in Akron, Hartzler Funeral Home, Indiana and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , .


Post a message of sympathy, your message will be posted publicly on the page

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that any personal information such as civic address, e-mail, phone number will be removed from your message of sympathy, in order to protect your private life. In addition, any messages containing non-respectful comments or using inappropriate language or any form of advertising, will also be removed.