Edward John “Ed” Bayer, 79, member of Ford Colony’s MGA for 18 years

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Edward John "Ed" Bayer
Edward John “Ed” Bayer

Edward John “Ed” Bayer, 79, of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016.

Ed was born May 29, 1937. He graduated Long Island University. His career was spent working in finance for the federal government. Upon retirement from the government, Ed relocated to Williamsburg.

Ed volunteered his time as a docent at The Museum in Colonial Williamsburg. He was a member of Ford Colony’s MGA for 18 years. Ed was an avid reader and a member of a men’s book club which met monthly. Ed was also a member of the ROMEO’s, Retired Old Men Eating Out, a group of friends who met for lunch every week.

Ed was preceded in death by his first wife, Lydia Bayer; and his parents, Margaret McCann Bayer and Edward Bayer Sr.

Ed is survived by his loving wife, Ann, and enjoyed being both a stepfather and grandfather to his new family.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 31, at Saint Bede Catholic Church. Father Kauffmann of Saint Bede Catholic Church will be officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to The Heritage Humane Society.