David C. Baer

David C. Baer, 61, of Reynoldsville, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, at UPMC Mercy Hospital, Pittsburgh.

He was born July 18, 1958, in Meyersdale, Pa., a son of the late Arlene J. (Harding) and Jay C. Baer.

On May 5, 1984, he married Marcia A. (Hixson) Baer, who survives.

David was a graduate of Meyersdale High School and attended Penn State University.

He worked for the B&O, CSX and G&W Railroads until his retirement in 2018.

David was a member of the Zion Presbyterian Church in Panic.

He was a loving husband, father, and “Pap” to his family. He enjoyed playing volleyball, golfing, gardening and working on his farm. He was able to enjoy hunting and skiing trips out west with his family and friends. He was an avid Penn State football, Pirates, Penguins and Steelers fan.

In addition to his wife, surviving relatives include three sons, Ross Baer and wife Nikki of Gibsonia, Scott Baer and wife Caitlinn of Reynoldsville and Tyler Baer of Pittsburgh; two grandsons, Jagger and Cade Baer; one granddaughter, Willow Baer; two brothers, Ron Baer and wife Terrie of Meyersdale and Doug Baer and wife Jackie of Meyersdale; two sisters, Deb Kolb and husband Rudi of Springs, Pa., and Karen Gnagey and husband Norman of Meyersdale; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at the Deeley Funeral Home, Punxsutawney.

A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020, at the funeral home, officiated by Pastor Tammy Horner.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made, in memory of Mr. Baer, to The Tom Siple Foundation, 1656 Ringgold-Timblin Rd., Timblin, PA 15778 or to the Cheyenne Burkett Memorial Scholarship, 1963 London Rd., Punxsutawney, PA 15767.

Online condolences may be made at www.deeleyfuneralhome.com.


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