Sharon A. Bailes

May 19, 1943 ‒ September 13, 2020

Delaware, Ohio

Sharon A. Bailes, age 77 of Delaware, OH, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, in Delaware. She was born May 19, 1943 in Columbus to the late Earnest and Ethelyn (Kolesser) Day.

Left to cherish Sharon’s memory are her sons: Tim (Rebecca) Bailes, and John (Janet) Bailes; grandson: Gerad Bailes; and great-granddaughter, Alexis Bailes.

Sharon was a lab technician by trade, retiring from Ohio State University after 21 years of dedicated service. Sharon loved her career with OSU, and remained an avid Buckeye football fan throughout her lifetime. She never missed a Saturday game. Most of all, she enjoyed spending time with her family, and her little dog, Gizmo.

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  • I am so sorry to hear of Sharon’s passing. I worked with her at Big Lots, and loved her very much! She will be missed. 💜

  • Tim and John,
    I’m sorry to hear about Aunt Sharon… I loved our many many visits and conversations over the years.
    There will never be another kind soul like her.
    Love you all and I’ll say a prayer for ya all!


  • John and Tim

    I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Sharon was a very special lady to me. Loved her dearly.

    Sending love and prayers to you and your families.


    Kathy Rupe

  • Sorry John and Tim
    Your mom was one of the most kind and special people we ever knew, if we can do anything please do not hesitate to get up with us. Sorry for your loss

    Kyle and Linda