2008-10-25 / Obituaries

Richard "Cory" Baughman

A life celebration for Richard "Cory" Baughman, 25, of Buckeye Lake, was October 19, 2008, at McPeek Funeral Home, Granville, with Pastor Jeff Smith officiating. Burial was in Welsh Hills Cemetery in Granville.

Cory went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2008, at Licking Memorial Hospital in Newark. He was born Feb. 17, 1983, in Newark to Pamela Sue (Legue) and Richard Kevin Baughman.

An avid gamer, Cory loved the outdoors and fishing, anime cartoons and sword collecting. He will be lovingly remembered for his kind heart, carefree attitude and willingness to do anything for anyone.

Surviving are his father, Kevin Baughman and his fiancé, Missy Clark, of Lancaster; mother, Pam Baughman, and her fiancé, Jim Witter, of Buckeye Lake; sister, Nancye Baughman, of Lancaster; stepbrother, B.J. Clark, of Cincinnati; grandfather, Jon Coakley, and his wife, Patricia, of Hebron; six aunts; three uncles; several cousins; and best friend, John Worstell.

Cory was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Forest Richard and Nancye (Wagner) Baughman; maternal grandmother, Patricia (Marshall) Coakley; and his beloved dog, Sabre.

Visit www.mcpeekfuneral home.com to view a video tribute, sign an online guest book or send condolences to the family.

As a remembrance for Cory's love of animals, memorial contributions may be made to Licking County Humane Society, P.O. Box 933, Newark, OH 43058.

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