Eugene R. Bauer, 81, of Reading, Alsace Twp., husband of Joy P. (Curson) Bauer, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 27, 2020 at Reading Hospital after a battle with lung cancer.
Born in Spring City, he was the son of the late James and Ada (Sailer) Bauer.
Gene was a US Air Force retiree, giving 21 years of service to his country. He received the following awards during his military career: Airmen’s Award for Bravery and Heroism, Freedom Medal, Bronze Star, Combat Ribbon, Sharp Shooter Ribbon, Good Conduct Ribbons, Vietnam Ribbon and the 20 Years Honorable Military Duty Award. He loved to hunt, fish, and boat whenever possible.
Surviving with his wife is son Glenn C. Bauer Sr.; daughters Cheryl Dobson, wife of Gary and Darlene Bauer; brother Gary K. Bauer; grandchildren Glenn C. Bauer Jr., Joseph Bauer, Emily C. Dobson, and Charles Rasley; and 6 great grandchildren. Along with his parents, he is predeceased by his grandson Jason S. Bauer; sister Darlene Klick; and brothers James and Lewis Bauer.
A funeral service will be Saturday, Oct. 3, 11:30AM at Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin Street, Pottstown, with visitation prior from 10:30AM till 11:15AM. Burial will be private and at a later date.