Charles Maurice Bayhi Jr.

Charles Maurice Bayhi Jr.

August 12, 1940 ~ June 22, 2021

Born in: New Orleans, Louisiana
Resided in: Mission Viejo, California

Charles Maurice Bayhi, Jr.

Charlie Bayhi was born August 12, 1940 in New Orleans, Louisiana. His family moved to Memphis, TN and then to Lexington, KY. Charlie attended the University of Kentucky and Transylvania University. His Electrical Engineering skills were put to good use at Square D, NCR, Data Products, and MAI Basic Four before establishing his own consulting firm, CPSM. He married Mary Ann Keys in 1964 in Lexington and were blessed with daughters Anne Marie Watkins (Mark; children Kelly (Todd), Katie and Ryan), Susan McCammon (Tom; children Will and MiMi), Amy Rodriguez (Jim; children Toni, Jameson and January) and Annette. Charlie and Mary Ann (Mimi) moved to Dayton, Ohio; then Thousand Oaks, CA; finally settling in Mission Viejo, CA following wonderful job opportunities for his family. Mary Ann passed away in 1984. Charlie married Hilda Richard Dalzell in 1985. Hilda’s daughter Amy Toomey (Noah; children Mason and Savannah) gave the family their final daughter. Hilda passed away in 2013.

Charlie’s busy life in addition to his family of daughters, included volunteering. He was a Police Auxiliary (reserve) or EMT/Paramedic from 1966 until his death. Volunteering was a major part of his life. His final volunteer position was as Executive Director of the Orange County Sheriff’s Department PSR Program.

He is survived by his daughters and their families (10 grandchildren), fiancée Pamela White, brother Craig, brother in law Clyde Maggard, three nieces, and one nephew. He is preceded in death by his sister Carol Maggard.

Services will be held:

Rosary/Vigil, Thursday July 1, 7pm – 9pm at O’Connor Mortuary – 25301 Alicia Parkway, Laguna Hills.

Memorial Service, Friday, July 2, 11am Holy Trinity Catholic Church – 1600 Corporate Drive, Ladera Ranch

In lieu of flowers, our family requests donations in his name with either of the following organizations:

American Cancer Society, Melanoma Research Alliance – https://donate3.cancer.org/?campaign

OC Reserve Deputy Association via check and mail to 15991 Armstrong Avenue, Tustin, CA 92782; care of Alexa McCluney

 

 

Services

Vigil Service: July 1, 2021 7:00 pm

O'Connor Mortuary
25301 Alicia Parkway
Laguna Hills, CA 92653

(949) 581-4300

Room: Chapel

Funeral Mass: July 2, 2021 11:00 am

Holy Trinity Catholic Church
1600 Corporate Drive
Ladera Ranch, CA 92694


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  1. Jocelyn Cenna June 28, 2021 at 6:38 pm - Reply

     We will.miss the great smile and fun times he had at the Rivas family gatherings. Hugs and prayers to all.
    Jocelyn, Frank & Gus

  2. Lupe and Nellie Rivas June 30, 2021 at 7:04 am - Reply

     Always smiling and always welcoming. Thank you for your kindness and it was an honor to always share times with Pam and the extended family. Your memory lives on brightly.

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