John Evan Baer, III

September 25, 1959 ‒ March 27, 2018

Marion, Ohio

John Evan Baer III, age 58, of Marion died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Presidential Center in Marion, Ohio.

John was born in Marion on September 25, 1959 to the late John E. and Beverly (McKnight) Baer.  John enjoyed playing the guitar and spending time with his grandchildren.

He is survived by children, Anthony (Rosanna) Baer of Marion and Zack Baer (Brittany) Baer of Caledonia; grandchildren, Kayle Dayle, Aiden, Brandon, Colten, Draiman, Collin, Kai, and Cashton; siblings, Ed Bear, Robert Bear, Tami Glass, Beverly Litteral, and Theresa Jerome; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

A  memorial service will be held at Marion Enterprise Baptist Church, 130 Ortin St, Marion, at 1 pm on Friday,  March 30, 2018.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Marion are honored to serve John’s family.  Online condolences and memories may be expressed by visiting

  • To John’s family,
    I am so very sorry to read about your loss. Please take comfort in knowing that our heavenly Father truly loves you and cares about what you are going through. He will give you the strength needed to cope during this difficult time.
    2 Corinthians 1:3,4

  • So sad to hear this. We were very close at one time in our lives. I will miss him deeply. My sincerest condolences to the family.

  • I’m so sorry about the loss of John. He was always such a warm and loving man. He will surely be missed. Love & prayers to the friends & family.