Boyd Allyan Bayly, 95, died Thursday at Queen of the Valley Hospital.
Mr. Bayly was born November 15, 1895, in Jennings, Kan. to Allyan R. and Sarah Beers Bayly. He grew up and went to school in Cripple Creek, Colo. He studied at Johnson's Bible College in Tennessee and served in the U.S. Army during World War I.
He married Blanch Botham on March 8, 1919, in Olathe, Kan., and they resided in Topeka, Kan., until 1972. He was employed for 42 years as a clerk for the Union Pacific Railroad. In 1973, he moved to Napa to be near his daughter.
He was active in and was for many years an elder in the Central Park Christian Church in Topeka. He collected stamps and enjoyed gardening. He was a member of the First Christian Church of Napa.
He was predeceased by his wife, Blanch, who died in 1973.
He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Brown of Napa; a son, Barton of Mission Viejo; one sister, Hazel Brown of Newport Beach; ten grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by three brothers and one sister.
Friends are invited to attend services at 7 p.m. Monday at the Chapel of Richard Pierce Funeral Service, 1660 Silverado Trail, with Dick Osness officiating. Interment will be at Mt. Hope Cemetery in Topeka.
The family has suggested memorial contributions be sent to the American Diabetes Association, Napa-Solano Chapter, 1732 Jefferson St., Napa, CA 94558, or to a charity of the donors choice.
Source: Napa Valley Register, Napa, California, Saturday, May 11, 1991, page 8.
Blanch Martha Botham Bayly
1899–1973 (m. 1919)
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