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David "Shorty" Baltes

January 22, 2019

Obituary

David "Shorty" Baltes of Mansfield, passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2019, at the age of 64. Mr. Baltes was an avid biker and a Harley Davidson enthusiast. He enjoyed building and tinkering on bikes and was proud of his 1980 Harley Davidson Shovel Head "Rat Bike". Mr. Baltes had a great sense of humor and easily made friends. His family was his world, and he will be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and brother. He was preceded in death by his parents, Joe and Sammy Baltes.

Survivors include his wife of 20 years, Sandy Baltes; daughters, Melanie Thomas and husband, Shane, Kimberly McDonald and husband, William; step-sons, Jeremy O'Neill and girlfriend, Jaleesa Distelrath, Jacob O'Neill and wife, Ashley, Joseph O'Neill; eleven grandchildren; sister, Beth Ann Baltes; brothers and sisters-in-law, Steve and Sue Baltes, Michael and Mary Lou Baltes, James and Beverly Baltes; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life for Mr. Baltes will be held Sunday, January 27, 2019, 2:00 P.M., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Road, in Covington, with Mr. Larry Evans officiating. Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home, two hours prior to his service, from 12:00 - 2:00 P.M. In lieu of flowers, donations would be greatly appreciated to support the service arrangements. All proceeds will be donated to the Ride for Roxy Foundation.

Visitation

JAN 27. 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (EST)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014

Celebration of Life

JAN 27. 2:00 PM (EST)

Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home and Dogwood Hill Crematory - Access Road Location
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA, 30014

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