James “Jim” Alan Bayless, age 62 of Pitsburg, formerly of Bradford, passed away Monday, September 3, 2018 at the Miami Valley Hospital, Dayton. Jim was born in Piqua on October 9, 1955 to Marion & Margaret (Carine) Bayless; a graduate of Bradford High School, Class of 1974; was employed as Machinist/Quality Inspector at United Technology Corporation (formerly BF Goodrich), Troy with 30 years 7 months service, while there he also served as Union Steward and Fire Brigade; was formerly a volunteer fireman with the Pitsburg Fire Department; loved fishing, hunting, shooting guns, and drinking beer. Jim loved watching the Ohio State University play ball and his grandsons playing baseball. Preceded in death by his mother, Margaret Bayless; brother, Mark Bayless; brother-in-law, Craig Canan. Jim is survived by his father, Marion Bayless; wife of 12 years, Connie I. (Jess) Bayless; son and daughter-in-law, Jeremy & Chandra Bayless of Piqua; daughter and son-in-law, Jessica & Jake Lavy of Bradford; four grandchildren, Charles Miranda, Madison Bayless, Troy Lavy, & Cole Lavy; great-granddaughter, Willow Shae Miranda; two step-sons, Jason Clark of Sidney, David Harrison of IN; several step-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Tim & Diane Bayless of Covington, Jerry & Maria Bayless of Greenville; sister, Judy Bayless Canan of Bradford; sister-in-law, Kristi (Puterbaugh) Bayless of Bradford; numerous nieces and nephews. Condolences may be left for the family at www.stockerfraley.com.