Robert E. Baer

December 1, 2014

Robert Eugene Baer, 87, of Mocksville, NC and a former Clinton County resident, died Monday, December 1, 2014, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem, NC. He was born August 25, 1927, in Clinton County, IN to the late John Stephen and Beatrice Lavon Brant Baer. Mr. Baer was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member of Blaise Baptist Church. Mr. Baer was also a member of Moose Lodge #7 (Fellowship degree), American Legion Post #12, V.F.W. Post 1110, Clinton Masonic Lodge F. & A. M. #54 and was a past patron of O.E.S. #6.

Visitation and Services

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Saturday, December 6, 2014 at Goodwin Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturday, at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Green Lawn Mausoleum. The family request that memorials be considered for Blaise Baptist Church Building Fund, 134 Blaise Church Road, Mocksville, NC 27028.

Survived by:

his wife of 66 years, Wilma Jean Baer of the home, two children, John Baer (Jan) of Avon, IN and Cherie Monsees (Hal) of West Jefferson, NC; a brother, Ed Baer (Marilyn) of Springhill, FL; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren.

Preceded by:

his parents and a brother, John Stephen Baer, Jr.


8 Condolences for “Robert E. Baer”

  1. Leanna Ralbusky December 4, 2014 at 8:06 pm

    Bob went to my parent’s church, his church, for many years. I will always remember his smile and his and Jean’s work with the youth.
    Leanna Bell Ralbusky

  2. Cindy Bell Morton December 4, 2014 at 8:27 pm

    Jean and Family, our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I have many fond memories of Bob from my youth at Eastside Church.

  3. Susan Michael Davis December 5, 2014 at 4:45 pm

    Johnny and Jean

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Bob was exactly what I think of when I think of a gentleman.

  4. Jacqueline Cox Neat December 5, 2014 at 6:01 pm

    Our thoughts and love go out to you Jean and your family at this difficult time. Bob was such a special man and a beloved part of the Brant family. I know how much our parents, Mary and Ray Cox, cherished your friendship and the good times you shared in Frankfort as well as Florida. May God’s love be with you. Jackie Cox Neat and Judy Cox White

  5. Ron & Connie Kerby December 6, 2014 at 4:55 am

    Fond memories of Bob as a great example of being a family man and manager at Sears.
    Thoughts & Prayers to the family.

  6. sue marshall wright December 6, 2014 at 12:06 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Sending prayers for your family.

  7. Sharen (Frantz) and Dannie Donath December 6, 2014 at 3:46 pm

    Just received word of Bob’s passing. Our condolences to Jean and family. Jean, I will always remember the stories of the wallpaper episode and the alarm clock….my bad! Our love and prayers to you all.

  8. Linda Garvey (Skinner) December 20, 2014 at 4:07 pm

    Jean you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember when I moved out to the east coast with your help. Have found memories of you and Bob! RIP Bob, you will be missed by many!

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