Rocky Morris Bauer II, 36 of Piketon, Ohio passed away Thursday, May 30, 2019 at OSU Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. He was born September 20, 1982 in Chillicothe, Ohio, son of the late Rocky Morris Bauer and Hope Lew Bauer of Piketon, Ohio. Also surviving is a son, Noah Bauer of Lancaster, Ohio; mother of his son, Tiffany Tooill of Lancaster; sister, Heather Smith and husband Brian of Greenfield, Ohio; brother, Heath Bauer of Las Vegas, Nevada; aunt, Kim Bauer Myers of Chillicothe, Ohio; girlfriend, Katie Galloway of Waverly, Ohio; and niece and nephew, Emma and Wesley Smith. In addition to his father, Rocky was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Marjorie and Wilby Bauer and maternal grandparents, Beatrice and Emmet Lew.
Rocky will be missed by his second family, his co-workers at Adena Emergency Department. He enjoyed golfing with them and attending Blue Jackets Games. He also enjoyed dirt track racing with his dad. He was a big fan of the Florida State Seminoles.
Rocky was employed as an Emergency Department Nurse at Adena Regional Medical Center.
Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 3, 2019 at Botkin Hornback Funeral Home with Rev. Marvin Leffler officiating. Burial will follow in Omega Cemetery. Family will receive friends on Sunday from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and one hour prior to the service on Monday.
In lieu of flowers the family request that memorial donations be made in Rocky’s honor to Adena Health Foundation Emergency Department Fund, 9 S. Paint Street, Chillicothe, Ohio 45601. Funds will be used to purchase toys for the pediatric patients in Rocky’s honor.