Orval Bayley was born in Saskatchewan in January 1917 to parents George Stedman and Ena Jean Bayley. His mother died at an early age, and after his father remarried to Ruth, he joined his parents and sister when they moved to Grande Prairie area in 1929. Orval attended the newly opened Twilight school in grade 7. The family settled in Crooked Creek, and Orval was the oldest of 14 siblings. He (and his brother Elmer) served in WW II. Orval died of a heart attack at age 46 on September 5, 1963 in Edmonton AB.
Source: Smoky River to Grande Prairie p. 528
Grande Prairie AGS Website – Obituary Index