Ray Vincent Bauer Jr., 74, of Wheeling, WV, passed away Friday, October 15, 2021 at Wheeling Hospital.
He was born in Wheeling, March 1, 1947. Ray was a US Marine Veteran and a member of the IOLA Club and American Legion Post #46. He had a successful career in the Teamsters Local 697, became secretary treasurer. in 1990, appointed president in 1996 and retired in 2007. Ray was also the co-owner of Black Widow Cycles, LLC. In 1976 Ray founded the Mountaineer Baseball League. He co-founded the Beast of the East and in 1988 won the Service Award for the United States Baseball Federation.
Ray is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Becky (Rosanski) Bauer; three sons, Robb (Kathy) Bauer of Wheeling, Rick (Diane) Bauer of Benwood, Ron (Crystal) Bauer of Wheeling; one daughter, Renee (Bart) Lehman of Powhatan Point; eight grandchildren, Bryce, Faith, Ali, Tessa, Kenzie, Cody, Makabe and Moxley.
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