Morris L. Bayes, Sr., age 102 of Pickaway County, died Monday, August 6, 2018. He was born July 15, 1916 in Johnson County, Kentucky, son of the late John and Eva (LeMaster) Bayes. Mr. Bayes has been a member of the Darbyville Nazarene Church since 1953. In addition to being preceded in death by his parents and siblings, his wife Litha Mae Bayes passed in November of 2005. He is survived by his children; son Morris, Jr. (Jean) Bayes of Orient, daughters; Sandra Kay (Alan) Scott of Grove City, and Betsy Ann (Mike) Legg of Findlay; 5 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren. Family will receive friends from 10 am - 12:00 noon on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at the PORTER-TIDD FUNERAL HOME, Mt. Sterling. A funeral service will begin at 12:00 with Rev. Mike Legg and Pastor John Colburn officiating. The interment following in Darbyville Cemetery. Mr. Bayes having served in the US Army during World War II will be given military honors by the Circleville Amvets Post #2256. In lieu of flowers, family suggest memorial contributions to the Darbyville Nazarene Church.