In memory of
Harold A. Bakenhester
Harold A. Bakenhester, age 86, of Washington CH passed away on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at the Mount Carmel Medical Center in Columbus. He was born on April 10, 1930 in Columbus, Ohio to the late John and Nettie (Roebuck) Bakenhester. He had lived in Fayette County for all of his adult life, graduating from Good Hope School. After retirement from Armco in 1992, he spent his summers at his cabin on Lake Muskosung, in Ontario, Canada until 2009. Harold was preceded in death by his parents and step-mother Clara Bakenhester; his wife Betty Ann (Braden) Bakenhester; a daughter, Ruth Ann Carter; brothers, Richard and Earl Bakenhester; and sisters, Judith Link and Sharon Sanford. He is survived by his children, Jack Bakenhester of Frankfort, Gene (Tanya) Bakenhester of FL, John (Cindy) Bakenhester of South Salem, and Brenda (Doug) Krieger of WCH; grandchildren Jodie Bakenhester, Aaron (Donna) Hartley, Kyle (Danyale) Krieger, Shawn (Brandi) Carter, Shane (Cassie) Carter; 15 great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-grandchildren; brother Wayne (Winnie) Bakenhester; sister, Eileen Curtis; nieces, nephews, and many friends. A Celebration of life will be held on Thursday October 20, 2016 at 12pm at the Roberts Funeral Home in WCH with Pastor Danny Dodds officiating. The family will receive friends from 10am until the time of service. Burial will follow in the Good Hope Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice of Fayette County 222 N. Oakland Ave., Washington C.H., Ohio 43160, or Susan G. Komen for the Cure Columbus, 929 Eastwind Dr., Suite 211, Westerville, OH 43081. Online condolences and photos may be shared with the family at www.robertsfh.net
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