Arthur John Bauman Jr.


Gunnery Sergeant Arthur John Bauman Jr., USMC, Retired, 67, husband of Lynda Esposito Bauman and a resident of Quinby, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at his home. Born Sept. 21, 1952, in Cincinnati, Ohio, he was the son of the late Arthur John Bauman Sr. and the late Evelyn Borman Bauman.
As a decorated veteran of the United States Marine Corps, Art faithfully served his country for more than 22 years, receiving countless medals, badges, and commendations. He worked as an attendant for the Accomack County Convenience Center in Painter. Art was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and will be greatly missed.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his daughters, Roberta Dardin, of Jacksonville, N.C., Pattie Melendez, of Coweta, Okla., and Yolanda Melendez, of Jacksonville; stepsons, Raymond Hess and wife, Leighann, of Quinby, and Steven Jones, of Melfa; daughter-in-law, Tina Amaya, of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Kendra, Chelsea, and Nathan Zerba, and Andy Melendez; and step-grandchildren, Anthony, Heaven, and Nicole Hess. Other than his parents, he was predeceased by his son, Ernest Amaya.
In consideration of the gathering restrictions relating to COVID-19, a private graveside service was held at the Fairview Lawn Cemetery.
Contributions in Arthur’s memory may be made to the military organization of one’s choice.
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Arrangements were made by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.