John Bays

John E. Bays

Monday, April 27, 1959 - Saturday, February 13, 2021
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John E. Bays, 61, of Sandusky, died unexpectedly of natural causes on Saturday, February 13, 2021 in his home.

He was born on April 27, 1959 in Sandusky to the late Donald and Wanda (Gayhart) Bays. He attended Perkins High School and was currently employed by J.H. Routh packing – a job he has had for 41 years.

John loved NASCAR and being outdoors. Nothing made him happier than visits from his grandchildren.

He is survived by his loving wife, Cheryl A. (Gladwell) Bays; daughter, Tiffany (James) Mullens; son, Rodney White; grandchildren, Jameson, Jayda, and Jagger; siblings, Susan (Tony) Pollack, Randy Bays, and Kim Pelc; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Private services will be held, per John’s wishes. Toft Funeral Home & Crematory, 2001 Columbus Ave., Sandusky, is handling arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in John’s name to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation by visiting

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Ron Bango

Posted at 03:08pm
Cheryl, Sorry to read about the passing of John. We will be thinking of you. Ron and Joan Bango !

Peggi Hamm

Posted at 04:28pm
So sorry Susie and Randy for your loss.

Constance Sternberg Cline

Posted at 01:55pm
Sorry to hear the sudden loss of John. He was a great friend in school. Our prayers to you and your family. Your family has been through quiet a ordeal. Know you and your family for a long time Cheryl. I still love you as a dear friend. No matter how our life has went different ways. Hugs Connie Sternberg cline

Denise Sherman Eaton

Posted at 11:25am
I'm so very sorry to hear that John has passed. My heart and prayers goes out to his family.

Denise Sherman Eaton

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