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Thomas “Bayli” Hershberger

October 29, 2018


Thomas “Bayli” Hershberger, 19, passed away on October 29, 2018.

Bayli was born on May 26, 1999 in Newton, Kansas to Thomas Richard Hershberger and Dolores Elaine Liggett.

Bayli enjoyed fishing, gaming, sports, a wide range of music and his family and friends. He attended Newton High School.

Bayli is survived by his parents: Thomas and Rosemary Hershberger, and Elaine Liggett and Stephanie Harrison; son: Kylen Kent James Hershberger; his siblings; grandparents: Mary Pickering of Newton KS, Parren and Sandra Hollis of Virginia; Tom and Joyce McElroy of South Dakota Lee and Sharon Richey of Texas, Bob and Geanie Harrison of Newton, KS, and Dee and Kevin Walker of Oklahoma.  He was preceded in death by his grandfather: Harvey Pickering and numerous other family.

A graveside committal service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 6th at Burrton Cemetery in Burrton, Kansas.  A public visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Monday, November 5th at Petersen Funeral Home.  The family will be present from 6:30 to 8:00 to greet friends and family.

A memorial has been established for the Kylen Kent-James Hershberger College Fund

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15 thoughts on “Thomas “Bayli” Hershberger

  1. Oh my friend, I am so saddened to be reading this. You’ll be missed by myself and so many more. I enjoyed going to school with you. Rest In Paradise, Tom

    Cruz Smith, Class of 2017

  2. Bayli i sure hope you are at peace now. You left alot of us in pain. You will be dearly missed.

  3. Bayli you will never ever be forgotten. Your already missed sooo much. Rest in peace honey. We love you.

  4. Bayli,
    I will miss you! You always knew how to make someone laugh even when you yourself was in a bad mood. I really wish I could have helped talk you through things. You were such a great friend. Love you!

  5. Bayli you will be missed buddy, I can’t believe you’re gone it still so hard to believe. I miss you already rest in peace my friend.

  6. Bayli..wow it’s unreal that your gone…we used to pick on each other so much when you would come and visit. You were a little jerk, but I loved you like family! I have one more gaurdian angel watching over me ♡ RIP

  7. Bayli, it’s been so long sense I seen you last. I wish I could have seen you again. Time is not our friend when you must have been hurting so bad. I hope you can give your momma so signs from heaven to give her some peace of mind threw all of this. We love you Mr. Bayli. Fly high.
    Love always Aunt Rose

  8. Bayli,
    You were loved by so many. I am so saddened to see another precious life gone to soon. I hope you’re at peace now. You will be truly missed. Forever in our hearts.

  9. Bayli, my dear friend. I can’t believe you’re really gone. It feels like yesterday that I went and sat with you at breakfast junior year. You made me and so many others laugh, so hard we cried. RIP dude.

  10. I love you uncle Bayli.. gone but not forgotten! I’m so glad I had you in my life, I hope your at peace now! Never forget how strong you are! Rest. In. Paradise Bayli! We will miss you

  11. Bailey you were my big cuzz I looked up to you now that you are gone I’m all alone R.I.P love mickey

  12. I miss you bro. Ill never forget the nights we spent fishing together. The times we fought fish after fish after fish. I wish our roads never split but I know you fishing on a sea of happiness now.

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