Robert “Bob” O. Baughman, 88, of Springfield, died at 10:55 pm, Friday, November 9, 2018 at Memorial Medical Center. He was born on October 26, 1930 in Barry, IL to Edward Orville and Leona Estella (Curry) Baughman. He married June Beem on December 7, 1957.
He is survived by his wife, June; three children, William E. Baughman of Springfield, Robert O. (Marilyn) Baughman of Rochester and Sandra R. (Dan) Murphy of Madisonville, LA; thirteen grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; two sisters, Mary Sullivan of Rochester and Carol (Billy) Poole of New Berlin; three brothers, Jerry (Roseann) Baughman of Kilburn, Bud (Linda) Riley of Springfield, and Allan (Rhonda) Riley of Bath, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Bill Baughman and one sister, Eileen Kincaid.
Bob is a United States Army veteran servicing during the Korean War. He worked at Poston Block Plant and Woods Foundations as a laborer.
Bob was a member of Teamsters and a life member of the NRA. He loved hunting, fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.
Family will be hosting a graveside service at 2:00 pm, Monday, December 3, 2018 at Camp Butler National Cemetery where military honors will be conducted.
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