OBITUARY: Thomas ‘Bayli’ Hershberger

Thomas “Bayli” Hershberger, 19, passed away on Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.

Bayli was born on May 26, 1999, in Newton to Thomas Richard Hershberger and Dolores Elaine Liggett.

Bayli enjoyed fishing, gaming, sports, a wide range of music, and his family and friends. He attended Newton High School.

Bayli is survived by his parents; son Kylen Kent James Hershberger; his siblings; and grandparents Mary Pickering of Newton, and Parren and Sandra Hollis of Virginia, Tom and Joyce McElroy of South Dakota, Lee and Sharon Richey of Texas, Bob and Geanie Harrison of Newton, and Dee and Kevin Walker of Oklahoma.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Harvey Pickering, and numerous other family.

A graveside committal service will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Burrton Cemetery in Burrton. A public visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5, at Petersen Funeral Home in Newton. The family will be present from 6:30 to 8 p.m. to greet friends and family.

A memorial has been established for the Kylen Kent-James Hershberger College Fund.