Paul W. Bales

Born: Thu., Nov. 10, 1927
Died: Wed., Oct. 10, 2018


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
Location: Walker Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Wed., Oct. 17, 2018
Location: Walker Funeral Home

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Paul W. Bales, 90, of Winchester, passed away on Wednesday, October 10, 2018, at his home.  He was born on November 10, 1927, in Randolph County, to Royce and Josephine (Gordon) Bales. 

Paul was a 1945 graduate of Lynn High School and served in the US Army.  He retired after 34 years as a lineman for GTE.  Paul was a member of the Main Street Christian Church.  He was also a member of the Phi Delta Kappa in Winchester and the Winchester Moose.  He was also an avid race fan.

Paul is survived by his grandchildren, Brandon Bales of Winchester and Marissa Bales of Indianapolis; his daughter-in-law, Jo Ann Bales of Winchester; and 1 nephew and 3 nieces.

A celebration of Paul’s life will be at 2:00 p.m., on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, at the Walker Funeral Home in Winchester, with Rev. Melissa Kleinschmidt officiating.  Burial will follow at the Fountain Park Cemetery in Winchester.

Friends and family may call from 12-2 p.m., on Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Walker Funeral Home in Winchester is entrusted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be shared with the family at

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Dr. Mary
   Posted Wed October 24, 2018
My thoughts and prayers are with your family. It was my honor to spend time with Mr. Bales. He will be missed.