Leon Russell Edward Bauer

January 18, 2016 - May 19, 2021
Leon Russell Edward Bauer

Leon Russell Edward Bauer, 5 years old, of Powhatan Point, OH, passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 19, 2021, in Cambridge, OH.
He was born in Wheeling, WV, January 18, 2016 to Daniel Bauer and Laura Whipkey. Leon was known for his happy demeanor and enjoyed attending services at the Experience Church with his family. His favorite activities were blowing bubbles and wheels, anything that could spin kept his attention. His favorite movie was “Finding Nemo” and he was truly a little water baby.
Leon is preceded in death by his maternal great-grandparents, Jean and Al Warner and Mary and Carl Whipkey; his Nana, Linda Turick and two cousins, Isaiah Logsdon and Eva Wallaston.
Leon is survived by his parents, Daniel Bauer and Laura (Jamie Turick) Whipkey; seven siblings, Hailey Domer, Harlee Turick, Brayden Bauer, Athena Bauer, Hudson Ruckman, Hunter Ruckman and Renesmee Bauer; maternal grandparents, Mike and Shelia Whipkey; paternal grandparents, Duane and Kim Bauer; grandparents, LaDonna Huntsman and Jim Turick; 12 aunts and uncles, Michael Whipkey, Mary Whipkey, Kristie (Michael) Logsdon, Alton (Jacee) Whipkey, Matthew Smith, Martina Smith, Nicole (Ryan) Caldwell, Keri (Heath) Miller; Cody and Travis Potts and Jamie and Cindy Potts; numerous cousins; paternal great-grandparents, Floyd and Martha Atkinson and Don and Lois Bauer; close family friends, who were like his aunts, Barb Reischman, Katrina Whittington, Kathy Whittington and Anna Dodd and uncle, Bryan Dodd.
Family and friends will be received Tuesday, June 1, 2021 from 11 am – 2 pm & 5-8 pm and Wednesday, June 2, from 3 pm until time of services at 4 pm at CARE Funeral and Cremation Services, 1500 Second St., Moundsville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Autism Society of Ohio by clicking here.
Condolences may be left to the family at carechapel.com.


Service

Wednesday, June 2, 2021
4:00 PM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

Visitation

Tuesday, June 1, 2021
11:00 AM - 11:00 AM

CARE Funeral & Cremation Service – Moundsville - Directions
1500 Second Street
Moundsville, West Virginia 26041
304-810-0435

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  • May 28, 2021
    Barbara Reischman says:
    My heart hurts with Leon's untimely passing. We were all blessed to have had him in our lives. The world is a dimmer place without him. Prayers for all who loved him. He will live on within each of us. ❤️

  • May 28, 2021
    Paige Knight says:
    Leon you are forever in the safety of your heavenly father Jesus Christ. You can blow as many bubbles as you want in heaven. May you now know the true feeling of Jesus love.

  • May 29, 2021
    Judy Piatt says:
    I am so sorry for your families loss. My heart goes out to you and I pray for Gods to guide the family in this very sad time. Many prayers and love❤️!

  • May 29, 2021
    Sheila L Whipkey says:
    Love u always sweet boy .Pappy and Mama 's heart is breaking

  • May 29, 2021
    Fran Cantwell says:
    Prayers for you and your family Sheila. I wish I could be there just to hug you! Keep your chin up. Love you