Born Jan. 20, 1935, in North Lawrence, Ohio, he was the son of Fred and Hazel Bachman. He lived most of his life in the Ravenna area.
He was a member of New Beginning Church of the Nazarene in North Canton.
Survivors include his mother, Hazel; and sister, Janice Barker of Canton. His father died in 1979.
Calling hours will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and at 10 a.m. Thursday at Reed Funeral Home in Canton, where services will follow at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Keith Gilliam officiating. Burial will be in Newman Creek Cemetery in North Lawrence.