TROY — Steven M. Bacon, 65, of Troy, passed away 4:42 a.m. Monday, February 03, 2014 in the Emergency Room at Upper Valley Medical Center, Troy.
He was born in St. Louis, MO on October 3, 1948 to the late Stanley Edward and Shirley Louise (Finninger) Bacon.
He was married to Bonnie Sue Becker on October 9, 1971 at St. Peter's Lutheran in Arlington Heights, IL, and she survives.
Steve is also survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Jeff and Beth Bacon of Vandalia, Christopher and Katie Bacon of Dacula, GA; two daughters and sons-in-law, Julie and Rev. Christopher Bushre of Geneseo, IL, Lindsay and Adam Meekhof of Alpharetta, GA; one sister and brother-in-law, Susan and Russ Klatt of Michigan; one brother and sister-in-law, Skip and Tammy Bacon of Louisiana; one sister-in-law, Diane Combs of Louisiana; five grandchildren, Aidan, Allison, Connor, Declan, and Addison; six nieces and nephews, Beth (Chad) Loisel, Katie (Stefan) Tassin, John (Lauren) Lobsiger, Adam (Katie) Becker, Bryan (Ali) Becker, and Kimberly Becker.
He was also preceded in death by his brother, Scott F. Bacon.
Steve was an active member and Congregational President of Redeemer Lutheran Church in Sidney.
He was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, serving from 1968 to 1976.
He was General Manager of Schaefer & Company in Troy. He was the former General Manager of Patton Aluminum Products of New Carlisle.
Steve enjoyed his membership at the Elks # 833 and was an avid golfer, traveler, and cook.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 7, 2014 at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 300 W. Mason Road, Sidney, Ohio, with Pastor Ken Castor officiating. Visitation will be from 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. with an Elks Lodge of Sorrow Service at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 6, 2014 at Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy and a viewing one hour prior to the service on Friday at the church. Interment will be in Riverside Cemetery, Troy. There will be a Military Service at the graveside by the Veteran's Memorial Honor Guard of Troy.
Contributions may be given in Steve's memory to Redeemer Lutheran Church. Arrangements are entrusted to Fisher-Cheney Funeral Home, Troy.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.fisher-cheneyfuneralhome.com.