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Painesville Location

1000 Mentor Avenue Painesville, Ohio 44077

Willoughby Location

38001 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, Ohio 44094

Mentor Location

6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Tim Bales

08/17/1956 — 07/24/2021

A close-up photo of Tim Bales smiling

Tim Bales, age 64 of Willoughby, passed away July 24th, 2021 at Lake Med Care and Rehabilitation. He was born August 17th, 1956 to the late Gordon and Loretta Bales.

Tim was the owner of Tukker LLC.

Tim felt he was very blessed in his life to still have the same friends and school mates for 50 years.

He had a deep sense of respect for all his softball teammates throughout the years. He loved the game of softball very much. His greatest joy in softball was being part of the Pepco Men’s Softball team that won the National Championship in Midland, Texas in 1993.

Tim is the loving father of Nicole Bales and Sarah Bales; grandfather of Tucker Bales; dearest brother of Sharon (John) Berger and the late Diana Turner; brother in law of Joseph Turner; nephew of Norma (Jim) Mlinac; uncle of Tim, Tom, Mitchell, Tessa, Jacob, Shelly, Jesse and Dallas; cousin of Mike, Dave, Rick, Steve and Dan; dearest friend of Jackie Stephens.

The Bales family would like to receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 PM Thursday, July 29th, 2021 at The Abbey of Willoughby, 38011 Euclid Ave. (located on the grounds of McMahon Coyne Vitantonio Funeral Home). A funeral service will be held at 11 AM Friday at The Abbey of Willoughby. Burial at Riverside Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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8 Replies to “Tim Bales”

  1. Billy Balante July 27, 2021 at 9:58 am

    Bales families – please except my deepest sympathy in your loss. I will pray to the Lord to give strength in your time of great sorrow. Tim was a dear friend who I have known this High School. He will not be forgotten. God Bless!


  2. Chris genovese July 27, 2021 at 10:48 am

    My deepest condolences to the family. Tim was a great guy and a true friend. He will be missed. RIP brother…


  3. I have known Timmy since we were about 10 years old loves Greg loved growing up and playing with him and against him at Todd Field in our use ists and together on some adult softball teams and against each other. One of the best people I have known. RIP


  4. Sharon Wilson Seaton July 28, 2021 at 12:22 pm

    So very sorry to hear of the loss of Tim, a very kind man. Deepest sympathies to family and friends. God always be with him


  5. Scott Hamilton July 29, 2021 at 12:39 pm

    Timmy was a great guy. Known him since our days at Mentor Plains United Methodist Church as youngsters and through many years of playing softball together. My deepest sympathies to his family and may he rest in eternal peace.


  6. Kathy Bales Dean July 29, 2021 at 7:11 pm

    So sorry to hear of Tim’s passing .sending prayers for all the family


  7. So sad to hear of Tim’s passing. I had the pleasure of meeting Tim at work many years ago he would call me “Miss Chris”. I have missed hearing that for some time now. I will truly miss you God Bless.❤️


  8. God Bless you Tim. You taught me a lot such as Math, Reading and Softball ! Rest in Heaven


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