Obituary: Jerrod M. Bales

February 12, 1977 – June 29, 2022

Jerrod M. Bales, 45, of Bedford, passed away at 3:52 p.m., on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born on February 12, 1977, in Bedford, he was the son of Michael Bales and Cheri (Adkins) Ross. He married Heather Stancombe on August 8, 1999, and they had two daughters, Hannah, and Jenna. He worked in Contractor Services for Lowes. He enjoyed basketball, football, golf, and baseball and was an avid IU fan. He was an amazing husband and father; he loved his family fiercely. He was a generous guy, that would go out of his way to help, he wanted to make you smile, and always had a joke to tell and a hug for anyone that needed it. Jerrod was a generous man, and his final wish was to be an organ donor, his gift will help many others live on.

Survivors include his wife Heather of Bedford, two daughters, Hannah Bales and Jenna Bales, both of Bedford, his mother, Cheri Ross of Texas, his father, Michael Bales, and wife Robin of Florida, Kristin Calentine and husband Rick of Bedford, Sarah Adams and husband Shawn of Mitchell, Seth Ross and wife Elixia of Virginia, Jimmy Bales and wife Alexis of Indianapolis, Andy Bales and his fiancé Kim of Tennessee, several nieces, and nephews, step-grandparents, Jimmy and Jeanine Wray of Mitchell, and in-laws, Mike and Donetta Kline of Bedford.

He was preceded by, his stepfather, Robert Ross, and maternal and paternal grandparents.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 2, 2022, at Mundell Christian Church with Pastor John Wisley officiating. Burial will follow in Mundell Christian Church Cemetery. Friends may call from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, July 1st, and from Noon until the hour of the service on Saturday at Mundell Christian Church. Memorial contributions may be made in memory of Jerrod to Bedford Boys and Girls Club or White River Humane

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