Robert Lee Baer, 72, went to be with the Lord on November 18, 2017. Lee was born in Goshen, Indiana to the late Floyd and Lois Baer.
Lee served his country from 1965 – 1969, as a Navy Seebee, with 2 deployments to Vietnam. He then attended Liberty Baptist College, graduating with honors, before attending Liberty Baptist Seminary and obtaining his PhD. He worked for the US Postal Service for 20+ years before retiring in 2014.
Other than his parents, Robert was also preceded in death by his son, Eric Max Baer, stepson Stanley Strnad and a brother, Max I. Baer, who lost his life serving with the Marines in Vietnam.
Left to cherish Lee’s memory is his loving wife of 21 years, Filomena Baer of Va Beach. He also left behind his former wife, Jevene Baer, a daughter, Danielle Christophe (Sylvain), a son, Matthew Baer (Melinda); stepson, John Strnad, three grandsons; Tyler & Ryan Baer and Jordan Christophe all residing in Lynchburg, Va; five step-grandchildren, Johnny, Hailey, Nicos, Maria and Briana. He is also survived by a brother, Charles R. Baer, and two sisters, Cindy Mishler and Linda Murden.
A visitation will be held on Monday, November 20 at Shadowlawn Church (520 Norfolk Ave, Virginia Beach, VA 23451) from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM.
The memorial service will be the following day, Tuesday, November 21 at Shadowlawn Church 11:00 AM
In lieu of flowers please make donations to Shadowlawn Church or Virginia Beach Volunteer Rescue Squad.
Updated and corrected 11/21/2017
Date: Monday, November 20, 2017
Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm