2013-04-20 / Obituaries

Floyd Franklin Baughman

Floyd Franklin Baughman, age 93, of Baltimore, passed away April 15, 2013. Floyd was born November 16, 1919, in Outville, the son of Roy and Laura (Court) Baughman.

Floyd was a WWII veteran, proudly serving in the 1st Cavalry, 8th Engineers Squadron, one of the first units entering Japan, spending most of his time in the Philippines in Leyte and Luzon. He was an Operations Officer and played in a five member country band helping entertain the troops.

Floyd married Louella (Ruckman) Baughman in August of 1947, recently celebrating 65 years of marriage. His hobbies were country music and cars. He was a retired mechanic of over 30 years from Harter’s Garage in Thurston. In addition to his love for friends and family, his passion included annual visits to the Fairfield County Fair, attending every year since 1946 where it became a family tradition and reunion averaging 40-50 Baughmans traveling as far as Florida and California.

He is survived by his wife, Louella; sons, Mike (Joyce) King and Gene Baughman; daughters, Susan Baughman, Lou Ann (Baughman) and Mike Peters; grandchildren, Carla (Baughman) and Rob Armstrong, Michelle (King) and Matt Hooks, Amanda (King) and David Atrostic, Benjamin Adam (Nicole) Peters, Matthew (Nikki) Baughman, Sara (Eric) Peters, Doug Peters, Mike (CeCe) Peters, and Tracy (Peters) Holtel; great grandchildren, Blake (Nicole) Conley, Rhianna, Alex, Mac, Desmond, Samuel, Daxton, Brydon, Izabel, Landon, Sophia, Hayden, Zane, Cameron, Kayla, Andrea, Stephen, Brandin, Skye and Chase; and his special Euchre partner, Brenda. He is preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Laura Baughman; sister, Katherine; brothers, Ralph, Donald, Lewis and Harry; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. Thursday at the Johnson- Smith Funeral Home, Baltimore. Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. on April 19, 2013, at the funeral home with Reverend Robert Tussing officiating. Burial will follow in Primitive Baptist Cemetery with Veterans Burial Rites performed by the Baltimore VFW Post 3761.

To send condolences and sign the online register, please visit: www.funeralhome.com

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