Bare Steve Bare, 74, of Lancaster, Ohio, fell asleep in death, July 30, 2014. He was born August 27, 1939 in Ironton, Ohio. Steve was a family man, a lover of music, a painting contractor for 46 years and a faithful servant of Jehovah God as one of Jehovah's Witnesses for fifty years, baptized July 31, 1964. Steve is survived by his wife of 55 years, Viola Ruth; children, Jeffrey Steve (Julie) and their children, Nicole Stewart (David), Gregory, and Lisa Boisclair (Jon), children of Christopher Allen, (Clara and Mike Brown) Zachary, Abby Arrasmith (Alton), Sylvia Pevarski (Bradlee), and Isaac, Vicki Lynn Diven (Nick) and their son, Grant, Melanie Ruth Hildreth (Todd); two great grandchildren, Ava and Finn Stewart; and many nephews and nieces. Steve was preceded in death by his parents Luna and Mattie Bare, eight brothers and one sister and his son Christopher Allen. Memorial Service to be held Saturday, August 2, 2014, 2 p.m. at Lancaster High School, 1312 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio, 43130, with Dan Ebert officiating. Dignity Cremation has taken place by HALTEMAN-FETT & DYER FUNERAL HOME.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch from July 31 to Aug. 1, 2014