Kevin “Honey” Bales

Published 8:31 am Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Funeral service for Kevin “Honey” Bales will be 2:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2022, at Riverwood Family, with burial in Twin Oaks Cemetery. Visitation is 5-8 p.m., Monday evening, September 19, at Riverwood.

Mr. Bales, 60, of Bogue Chitto, passed from this life Sep. 16, 2022, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was born May 21, 1962, to Clifton E. Bales Sr. and Helen Kathryn Reid Bales. He was a man with a big heart. He loved his family, his friends, and his dogs. Kevin was an avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, and sitting on the porch watching all the activity of nature in his backyard. He also loved the Lord and leaned on Jesus every day. You never knew if he was having a bad day because he always greeted you with a smile and a hug. His love was unconditional, his acceptance unquestioned. Kevin took everyone as they were, and he loved them well.

Kevin is preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Marriah; siblings, Melissa Boyd, Grub and Vivienne Bales; and George Hughes; and his parents-in-love, Richard Miller and Gerald and Glenda Smith.

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He is survived by his wife, Glenda “Tiny” Bales; son, Tobby Bales; grandchildren, Amber, Payton, Mason, and Emily; great granddaughter, Riley; siblings, Melinda Hughes, Bruce Bales (Donna), and Billy Boyd; mother-in-love, Sue Miller; and in-laws, James Miller, Timmy Miller (Darlene), Wendell Miller (Cindy), and Angie Miller. He is also survived by an abundance of nieces and nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great, great nieces and nephews as well as other loving family members and friends.

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