Raymond Everett “Bear” Baughman
August 22, 1936 ‒ October 01, 2017
Formerly of Sunbury, Ohio
Raymond Everett “Bear” Baughman, 81, of Fredericktown passed away early Sunday morning, October 1, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family.
He was born August 22, 1936 in Sunbury, Ohio to the late Douglas and Esstella (Myers) Baughman.
Raymond was a 1954 graduate of Big Walnut High School and proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army.
He married Diana Lou Rauch on January 13, 1962 in Columbus, Ohio.
Raymond worked for PPG in the warehouse for over 30 years and farmed cattle, goats, and the crops to feed his livestock.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Sunbury and the American Legion Post #710 in Marengo.
He loved reading on the porch, playing solitaire, doing crossword puzzles, and attending auctions. Raymond was an avid sports fan and even coached youth baseball.
Raymond loved spending time outdoors, especially fishing.
Left to cherish his memory is his loving wife of 55 years, Diana; sons, Douglas of Delaware, David (Lee) of Fredericktown, Daniel of Fredericktown, and Joseph (Tanya) of Marion; daughter, Regina (Randy) Dunham of Marengo; 2 grandchildren Morgan “Angel” and Meagan; 4 step grandchildren Michael Knight, Charles Webb, Daniel Parker, and Natasha Parker; brothers, Robert of Marengo and Richard (Kathy) of Cardington; sisters, Ruth Baughman of Mt. Gilead, Geneva Johnson of Sunbury and Helen (Kenneth) Gallogly of Marengo; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Raymond was also preceded in death by 3 brothers, James, Homer, and Ralph; and sisters-in-law June and Jean Baughman, and nephew Johnnie Ray Baughman.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 5, 2017 from 4 – 8 pm at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, St. Rt. 3 @ 61, Sunbury, OH. Funeral services will be held there on Friday at 11:00 am. Burial with full military honors will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.
Contributions in Raymond’s memory may be made to Hospice of Morrow County, Seniors on Center, or American Diabetes Association.
The DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home of Sunbury is honored to serve this veteran and his family.
To share a fond memory of Raymond or to offer a condolence to his family, please visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com