September 2, 2014

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Raymond Baumgartner, 92 Print E-mail

Raymond "Ray" Arnold Baumgartner, 92, of Falmouth, passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at his home.

He was born on December 14, 1920 in Pendleton County, to the late Henry and Daisy Cox Baumgartner. Mr. Baumgartner was married on October 11, 1947, to Thelma Miller, his dear wife survives his passing. A lifelong Pendleton County farmer, Ray was also a butcher at Wyatt's Super Value in Falmouth and also a deacon of the Turner Ridge Baptist Church, Pendleton County.

Preceding him in death, in addition to his parents, was a sister, Ruth Kliebecker.

Surviving, in addition to his wife of 65 years, are children,  Mike Baumgartner, Fla., Jeff (Christy) Baumgartner and Karen Carr, both of Falmouth; sisters, Betty Chapman and Ann Baumgartner, both of Falmouth; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services were Monday, April 1, 2013 at the Turner Ridge Baptist Church with Bro. Dale Beighle and Bro. Fred Workman officiating. Woodheads Funeral Home is served the family.

Pallbearers were James Smith, Terry Sowder, Fred Brown, Doug Boden, Jamie Carr, Caleb Baumgartner, Lonnie Gregg and Brandon Gregg. Honorary pallbearers were George Parsons and Bill Thomas. Special music was shared by Lonnie and Regina Gregg.

Interment took place at the Turner Ridge Cemetery, Pendleton County.

Memorials are suggested to the Turner Ridge Baptist Church or Disaster Assistance Church of Christ,

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