Pickaway’s oldest veteran Sergeant Morris L. Bayes passed away at the age of 102 on August 6, 2018. Sgt. Bayes was born on July 15, 1916, in Johnson County Kentucky. He was inducted into military service with the U.S. Army on October 28, 1941, at the Ft. Hayes induction station in Columbus, Ohio. He held the rank of Sergeant.
News Item: Recently our oldest living veteran in Pickaway County passed away. Morris L. Bayes Sr. was 102 years old. If you know of anyone living in the county that was born before October 30, 1920 and is still living in Pickaway County and is a military veteran please notify Pete Hartinger by telephone at 740-
Our Soldiers Monumental Association always honors the oldest veteran on Memorial Day.