Ocala- Hobert Ronald Baute, 84, entered the eternal realms of the heavenly kingdom in the early morning hours of Monday, June 21, 2021 while under the care of E.W. Lucille Cates Hospice in Ocala, FL. Ron was born on November 15, 1936 in Wallins Creek, KY. He was the son to the late William Franklin and Edna Louise (Hopkins) Baute. Following high school, Ron joined the United States Army and served from 1955-1958 and then moved to Cincinnati where he met his wife Lois. In 1972, they moved to St. Petersburg where he owned and operated Baute Builders working on commercial and residential projects. While in St. Pete, Ron became active with Suncoast Cathedral Assembly and the St. Pete Christian School where he served on both boards. In 1993, Ron and his wife, Lois decided to make their home in Ocala where he continued to build custom homes. He enjoyed gardening, his family, but most importantly serving the Lord at the Village View Church in Summerfield. We Love you and we will dearly miss you, but we know that one day we will see you again in that Glorious City of Heaven. We are not saying goodbye, but we will see you later.
He leaves behind his wife of sixty years, Lois Baute, Ocala, FL; his sons, David Baute, Ocala, FL and Michael Baute (Leslee), Parrish, FL; his daughter, Lori Baute, Ocala, FL; his brother, Gerald Baute (Sharon), Knoxville, TN; his sister, Debbie Howard (Harold), Lenoir City, TN and his Grand dog who loved him and would never leave his side, Heidi.