BATEMAN Bernard Earl "Baney" Bateman, 73 of Groveport, OH, on Friday, December 28, 2012 at OSU Ross Heart Hospital. "The first sound you hear is your Mother's heart beat, the last sound is that of your own." Bernie was born June 11, 1939 in Logan, OH to Bernice C. and Earl A. Bateman. He was preceded in death by his parents and his infant sister Alice Ann. Bernie is survived by Carole, his wife of 51 years; son, David S. Bateman, Pickerington; and daughter, Debra S. Bateman, Powell. Also in-laws, Elizabeth and Stanley Moore, Barbara Woodall; nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. Retired from Signal Delivery Service, Teamsters Local 413. Bernie was semi-retired from the antiques business, he enjoyed collecting and restoring antique furniture, going fishing, reading mystery novels, and loved red roses. He always enjoyed the Tuesday morning Signal Delivery drivers' breakfast club at Bob Evans. In keeping with Bernie's wishes for no formal services, there will be a casual gathering of family and friends during calling hours 6-8 p.m. Friday, January 4 at NEWCOMER FUNERAL HOME, SW CHAPEL, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, OH with a private burial Saturday in Nelsonville, OH. Bernie would want you to remember him fondly, call a friend, and hug a loved one. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a local food bank, homeless shelter or the Salvation Army. To leave a special note of condolence for the family, please visit www.NewcomerColumbus.com
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Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory
3393 Broadway Grove City, OH 43123
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from Jan. 2 to Jan. 3, 2013