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On April 8th, 2017, J.W. Bales II went to heaven, to be with his personal savior, The Lord Jesus Christ.

J.W. Bales was born July 23rd, 1946 in Beaumont, Texas. He graduated from Texas Tech University on August 23rd, 1969. He expressed his love of the Lord, family and friends, in his Sunday School teaching and serving as a Deacon in the Baptist Church. He served in the army national guard from 1970-1976.

J.W. enjoyed fishing, hunting, golf and an interest in all sports. He lettered as a manager of the Texas Tech football team from 1964-1968. His Coppell men’s breakfast group was “extra special” to him. He was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity and various professional and civic organizations throughout his career in the insurance business, serving as president of many of them.

Following a private family burial, a memorial service and reception will be held by the family at Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas on Wednesday, April 12th at 11:30am.

He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Sallye Kay Coleman Bales and his three sons and their wives; Jayson and Amy Bales, Connor and Mary Bales and Neil and Olivia Bales and his grandchildren; Silas Bales, Kathryn Bales, Bennett Bales, Henry Bales, Coleman Bales, Elizabeth Bales, Davis Bales, Hannah Bales, Caroline Bales, Campbell Bales and Claire Bales.