William C. Bauman, 92, of Ravenna passed away Friday September 27, 2013 at Akron City Hospital. He was born August 15, 1921 in Parkersburg, WV to the late Henry and Mary Catherine (Ward) Bauman.
Mr. Bauman lived in Ravenna the past seven years and was formerly of Parkersburg, WV. He had worked as an auto body repairman for Havre Chevrolet and numerous body shops in Ravenna and West Virginia. He was a member of the Lighthouse Baptist Church and was a former member of the Blackhorse Baptist Church in Ravenna and the Cedar Grove Freewill Baptist Church in West Virginia. He had served his country in WW II with the US Army Air Corp.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Doris on December 9, 2012, two grandchildren and 12 brothers and sisters. Survivors include his children Bill (Carol) Bauman, Harold (Peggy) Bauman, Jim (Barb) Bauman, Ginger (Jack) Elrod, Mary Kay (Ernie) Shipp, Sandy (Howard) Plum, Becky (Toby) Nichols, 16 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and 14 great great grandchildren.
Calling hours will be TODAY on Monday September 30, 2013 from 11:00 AM until time of funeral services at 1:00 PM at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes Ravenna Chapel with Pastor Dave Hermann Officiating. Burial with Military Honors by the Ravenna VFW and US Army will take place in Grandview Memorial Park Ravenna, Ohio. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family at http://www.sscfuneralhomes.com/.
(Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Home (330) 296-6858 R-C 9-30-13)