Dale “Scotty” Bayer (57), a lifelong resident of Houston, Texas, passed away unexpectedly on September 14, 2022.
Scotty is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Terry and Paul Gilbert, two nephews; Matthew Gilbert and wife Deana, Jason Gilbert and wife Laura, all of Houston, and one niece Londan Bayer of Round Top. Also survived by five great nephews; Andrew, Jadon and Jaxon Gilbert, Wade and Landon Gaskins, and two great nieces, Greylyn and Kaehler Gaskins.
Preceding Scotty in death are his grandparents, Reginald and Alice Hackemack; parents, Virgil and Joyce Bayer and brother Darrell Bayer.
Scotty also had many dear lifelong friends. He was a graduate of Waltrip High School and grew up playing ball at the Oak’s Dad’s Club. Through his outgoing personality and love for people, Scotty never met a stranger. As the youngest of three siblings, Scotty valued friendships and held many people close to his heart until his passing.
Scotty was fond of sports, especially the Astros, and enjoyed fishing and being outdoors with friends and family. His cheerful carefree nature was contagious, always having a smile and keeping life simple. He will truly be missed.
A graveside service will take place at 10:00am Friday, September 23, 2022 at Nassau Cemetery (1700 Nassau Road, Round Top, Texas 78954). Presiding over the service will be Pastor David Tinker of Carmine.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Memorial Oaks Chapel, 1306 West Main St., Brenham, Texas 77833.
The family asks that donations be made in Scotty’s honor to maintain Nassau cemetery grounds. Donations can be directed to Round Top State Bank; attention: Susan Weyand (301 North Washington St., Round Top, Texas 78954).