October 21, 1935 ~ January 22, 2021

Born in: Medora, Kansas
Resided in: Pueblo, Colorado

Services for Charles “Charlie” Bayless

Charles “Charlie” Faye Bayless, 85, passed away Jan. 22, 2021, after a lengthy illness. Survived by wife of 41 years, Lillian Mae Bayless; children, David (Maryam) Bayless, Chris (Tom) Hinson, Michael (Kirsta) Norris and Perry (Denai) Thornton; grandchildren, Jarrod (Michelle) Bayless, Brynn (David) Minturn, Ryleigh Hinson, Tatum and Cooper Norris, Patrick (Liz) Thornton and Nicole (Tucker) Barnes; great-grandchildren, Kie, Jessy and Gage Bayless and Jaydlyn, Ayden and Lillyan Minturn; great great-grandchildren, Skarlette “Hot Sause” Bayless and Lincoln Bayless; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by parents; and three brothers. Charlie was born to Kie and Irene Bayless on Oct. 21, 1935, in Medora, Kan., was in the U.S. Marines from 1953 to 1955, and moved to Pueblo in 1956. He began his career with B & S Excavating in 1964, leaving to start Bayless Excavating in 1966 He farmed in Missouri from 1973 until he returned to Colorado in 1976, and started Bayless & Associates in 1978, later to become Bayless & Bayless, Inc. In 1991, he left B&B to start Dirt N Demo which he owned and operated until 2015, when he retired and dedicated his life to Lillian with a promise to have a full plate of activities and enjoying family gatherings and hot rods. A beloved husband, dad, papa, grandfather, great-grandfather and great great-grandfather has gone, but will never be forgotten. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 6, 2021, in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Online condolences and livestreaming at www.montgomerysteward.com/obits/charles-f-bayless/

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Memorial Service: February 6, 2021 10:00 am

Montgomery & Steward Funeral Chapel
1317 N. Main Street
Pueblo, CO 81003

719-542-1552
http://www.montgomerysteward.com

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  1. Lillian, Brenda & I are so sorry to hear about Charlie’s passing. We watched the service on line…it was beautiful & brought back a lot of good memories. Charlie was a good man, I always enjoyed arguing with him over projects, he will be missed. Take care of yourself & keep Charlie’s good memories close to your heart. Joe & Brenda Marino…R.I.P. Charlie

  2. MY WIFE AND I JUST FOUND OUT THAT CHARLIE PASSED AWAY. I WORKED FOR CHARLIE IN GRAND JUNCTION AND HERE IN PUEBLO, AT DIFFERENT PLACES. CHARLIE WAS A TUFF GUY, BUT WAS A GOOD FELLOW CONTRACTOR. HE WILL BE MISSED.

  3. Aunt Mae,
    Sending my deepest sympathy and love to you and your family as you mourn Charlie’s passing! May you find peace and comfort in your memories and in knowing Charlie is no longer in pain!
    I love you!
    Sharla

  4. David..Don Myers here sending condolences. I loved Charlie a lot. We did alot together as you know. He was a very great man one I respected alot. Here if you need anything
    970 581 6594.

  5. So sorry to read of Charlie’s passing. He was a great guy and certainly touched many lives. He will be missed greatly. May God hold all tightly in his loving arms during this difficult time. Prayers for all!

  6. My prayers and thoughts are with you Ms. Lillian and your family. I am deeply sadden by Charlies passing, and I will miss his encouraging words and inspiration.

  7. How sorry I am Lillian, to learn that Charley has passed. You know Wes, Elli and I loved him. I am here for you if I can be of any help.

  8. CandleImageHeart goes out to him and family. He was a great person, friend, husband, uncle, grandfather, brother .
    You will be missed by many.
    May you R. I. P.
    💖🙏💖

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