Bailey Zechar Funeral Home

653 Hickey Ave Versailles, OH


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    Jeffrey E Lyme

    Funeral Director

    Jeffrey earned his bachelor’s degree in mortuary science at Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science and has served as a licensed funeral director since the 1990s. He is active in Versailles Poultry Days as well as Versailles Eagles, where he serves as a trustee. Jeff also serves on the Greenlawn Cemetery Board.

    A native of Ansonia, Ohio, Jeff lives in Versailles with his wife. In his spare time, he enjoys duck hunting, fishing and being with family and friends.

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    Kent A Zechar


    Kent actively participates in our community with over 40 years of service in local organizations. He most recently served on the Board of Trustees of the Darke County Foundation, formed to help members of our community excel. He also served as board member and president of the St. Mary's Catholic School Board and their finance/operations committee. His wife, Nancy, is a registered nurse and CEO of a local home health agency. Together, they have 2 sons, Phillip, who is general manager of our funeral home locations, and Richard, a Sergeant First Class, 82nd Airborne Division, U.S. Army. Kent and Nancy also have 5 grandchildren. Kent was licensed as a funeral director in 1974, as the 2nd-generation owner of both of our funeral home locations.