George “Ronnie” Baer

George Ronald Baer, aged 75,  passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, surrounded by his loving family.

Visitation: Saturday, October 7, 2017, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Lake Shore Funeral Home
Graveside Service: Tuesday, October 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. at Waco Memorial Park.

He was born on July 18, 1942, in Waco, Texas. Ronnie served his country for five years in the United States Marine Corps, including one tour in the Vietnam theater. After his years in the service, Ronnie worked as a plasterer for Baer Lathing and Plastering, and participated in the construction of countless public buildings in Waco and around the State of Texas. Ronnie was an avid fisherman, hunter, and outdoorsman. He was known for his dedication to his family and community, his generous smile, and his sparkling wit.

Ronnie was preceded in death by his parents, George and Joy Baer. He is survived by his wife of 52 years, Carol Jones Baer of Waco, his sister Judy (Roger) Warren of Waco, daughters LeeAnn (Craig) Wilson of Axtell, Missy (Paul) Roberts of Leander, Kim (Kip) Oren of Driftwood, grandchildren Emily Roberts, Holly Roberts, Tyler Wilson, Skot Roberts, Jordin Gwyn, and Shafer Oren II, and many nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be directed to Providence Hospice of Waco.

The family would like to thank all of the nurses, doctors, and staff at Providence Hospice.

“Walk in wisdom toward them that are without, redeeming the time.” -Colossians 4:5

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Waco Memorial Park , 6623 S. IH-35; Robinson, TX 76706

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Condolence Messages

  1. Meg Coe and Ed Crew :

    Sending love and comfort to the Baer family. Saying goodbye is never easy: where there was great love there is deep sorrow.

  2. Prayers for the family. Dorothy Price

  3. Dorothy Therese Jorden Crocker :

    Carol and family,
    I’m so very sorry to hear about Ronnie. I know words can’t and won’t make you feel better, please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Carol Hutchens :

    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Mary Busby Snow & Ben Snow :

    May God wipe away the tears, and wrap His loving arms around you Carol and your family and give you peace! He will be missed but he left a lot of precious memories for us to cherish ! Always that smile !!!

  6. Carol, LeeAnn, Missy, Kim, and Family,

    I’m sorry to hear about Ronnie’s passing. My prayers are with all of you during this difficult time.
    I remember Ronnie’s mischievous spirit and I’m sure heaven is a little more fun now that he has arrive.

    Ronda Ballew

  7. John & Dorie Fugate :

    John and I are deeply saddened to hear of Ronnie’s passing. We feel honored to have known him as our friend. We shall keep Carol and family in our prayers during this most difficult loss.

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