Wednesday, August 20th, 2008
Tom Bachar Jr., 70, of Ponca City, Okla. died at 6 a.m. Aug. 17, 2008, at the Ponca City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Jan. 18, 1938, in Celina, to Thomas Leon and Ethel Ida Miller Bachar. In 1955, he married his first wife, Eleanor Anne Evans, who survives in Celina. On Jan. 18, 1981, he married Donna Grimm, who survives in Ponca City.
Other survivors are three sons Monty Dean, Woodridge, Va., Bret Lee (Bonnie), Ponca City, Alan Jay, Blackwell, Okla.; a daughter, Teresa (Kenny) Cornelius of North Carolina; a stepson, Charles Lee Grimm Jr., Ponca City; a stepdaughter, Susan Crank, Ponca City; parents-in-law, Madison and Bettie Cannon of Florida; 13 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren,
After graduaton from Celina High School, he worked first for his father and then in the road construction industry in both Ohio and Oklahoma. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose Lodge.
Deceased are a son, Tom Robert III; a sister, Vera Stein; and a stepson-in-law, Tim Crank.
Memorial services are 10 a.m., Thursday, at Grace Memorial Chapel, Ponca City, the Rev. Paul Krueger of Woodlands Christian Church officiating
Condolences can be left at www.gracememorialchapel.net.