Gary Stephen "Steve" Bale
1948 - 2020
BORN
1948
DIED
2020
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Nashville Funeral and Cremation
210 McMillin Street
Nashville, TN
In memory of Gary Stephen "Steve" Bale.
Published by Tennessean on Nov. 28, 2021.
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Steve was a great guy. Remembering my time Steve and I spent together. Steve is one of my favorite cousins.
Ruthie Bale
March 21, 2021
Pat, I am so sorry to hear of Steve’s passing. I’ll always remember our first meeting - at our front door, looking for a house for sale downtown. It worked too! Later as a client, I always relished my meetings with him. He was always quite proper in his demeanor, but made me think I was so clever. When I was looking for a financial counselor for my Father, a competitor expressed concerned that I had not chosen him. When I told him I had chosen Steve, he said, “No problem, you’ll be in good hands.” His integrity was impressive. He decided to leave the financial world before he got old and might not realize that he was no longer able to handle his clients in the manner he desired. I wish you and your family the best. Bill
Bill Johnston
Friend
December 15, 2020
Pat and Kaelin, I just learned of Steve’s passing and offer my deepest sympathies. Steve will always be remembered with fondness for his wit and his friendship. He was one of the Yantis family’s favorite people.
Donna Yantis
Friend
December 8, 2020
Pat, I was so sorry to hear about Steve. Brian and I always enjoyed seeing you and Steve. He was such a gentleman with a great sense of humor. May wonderful memories and good friends help get you through this difficult time.
Nancy Potter
Friend
December 7, 2020
Pat, Rosemary and I were terribly sorry to learn of Steve’s passing. In addition to being our financial adviser for over twenty years, he was good friend and a very special person. I have fond memories of our poker games at your home on Third Street in the late seventies. We hope you and Kaelin can find some degree of peace this Christmas season.
Gary Messmer
Friend
December 7, 2020
Steve Bale had a birthday party when we were first graders. It was at the playground at the drive in. We had so much fun.
Jane Tillman
Friend
December 6, 2020
Pat, so sorry to hear this. So many great memories with guys.Thoughts with you Kaelin Matt Ansley and Tate. Love Always Christy Collins
Christy Collins
Friend
December 6, 2020
Pat, I am so sorry to hear of Steve’s death. I remember so many wonderful times we spent together in those early years of our careers at Merrill Lynch. I always thought you and Steve were the perfect couple together. You will be in my prayers. Skip Tillman
Skip Tillman
December 6, 2020
He was a friend and mentor to me. He will truly be missed. God bless his family.

Mark Wilden
Mark Wilden
Coworker
December 2, 2020
Pat Bale,
Terry and I are so so very sorry. We are devastated to hear about his passing. Steve Bale will always live in my heart.
Karen Deprey
Neighbor
December 2, 2020
I will always remember Steve for his wonderful sense of humor. Take care Pat.
Dave Winters
November 26, 2020
Pat, so sorry to hear Steve has passed, you both were such dear friends even though a lot of time had gone by you will always be remembered in our thoughts and prayers.
Richard & Linda Whitworth
Friend
November 26, 2020
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