Benny “Ben” Lee Baughman

February 25, 1951 ‒ October 31, 2019

Sunbury, Ohio

Benny Lee Baughman, 68, of Sunbury passed away Thursday afternoon, October 31, 2019 at St. Ann’s Hospital in Westerville.

He was born February 25, 1951 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Homer and Martha Jean (Howard) Baughman and was a 1969 graduate of Big Walnut High School. He later attended the Ohio State University.

A rural mail carrier for the city of Westerville for many years, Ben was also a loving caregiver to his mother for 7 years, before her passing in 2015. A devout Christian and family-oriented man, Ben was always smiling and laughing. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sunbury and enjoyed astronomy, playing chess, watching Sci-Fi movies, reading and computers. He was also an avid fan of the Cleveland Browns.

Left to cherish his memory is his brother, Ronny (Laura) Baughman of Galena; sister-in-law, Mary Baughman of Westerville; 4 nieces, 1 nephew, 1 great nephew, 2 great nieces, and 3 great-great nephews.

In addition to his parents, Ben was preceded in death by his brother Johnny Ray Baughman in 2016.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, November 3, 2019 from 5 – 9 pm at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 @ 61, Sunbury, OH and 1 hour prior to the 12:00 (noon) services on Monday, November 4, 2019. Burial will follow in Sunbury Memorial Park Cemetery.

The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve the Baughman family.

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  • Ron, Laura, and extended family, we are sorry that your hearts are sad that Ben can no longer be here with you but what a blessing and joy he encountered with his Savior Thursday. Raining, cold, and tears here. Laughing, joy, and reunions there. Your care and love remain in his heart forever. Prayers. Steve and Margie.

  • Love, prayers for the whole Baughman family. Uncle Ben was loved by all of us. He loved his family. Very glad for you all to have so many memories. His smile was contagious. Thinking of you all during this time. God Bless you all.

    Russell and Balinda Cole

  • Sorry to hear of the passing of my old classmate BENNY. Always remembered as an extremely smart guy ….