Ralph W. Baughman age 90 of Zanesville, died Thursday May 16, 2013 at Genesis Good Samaritan Medical Center.
He was born July 23, 1922 in Zanesville and was the son of the late Harry Earl and Iva Pearl Bonifield Baughman.
Ralph was a WW II veteran having served in the Army Air Corp, a member of Norval Park Church of Christ, and a retired employee of Ayers Mineral/Central Silica. After retirement, he and his wife wintered in Punta Gorda, FL for several years. He loved the Ohio State Buckeyes and Cincinnati Reds and enjoyed watching all sports on TV. In his younger years he coached and played various sports.
Surviving are two daughters, Patricia Kennedy of Zanesville and Kathy (Craig) Smogor of Steubenville; two sons, Gary (Carol) Baughman of Stockton, CA and Steven (Marla) Baughman of Strasburg; grandchildren: Eric Baughman of Zanesville, Misty (Phil) Pifer of Westerville, Brian (Christine) Baughman of Dover, Scott (Ashlee) Baughman of Strasburg, Lisa Baughman of Columbus, Andrea (Craig) Zalesny of Steubenville and Heather Smogor of Emmaus, PA; great grandchildren: Broc, Elle, Brody, Brynlee and Bryson Baughman and Bristal Zalesny, and many nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Dolores â€œDeeâ€ Lavon Jones Baughman who died April 5, 2008; great grandson, Carson Zalesny; brothers: Robert, Glenn and Paul Baughman, and sisters: Ruth Wilson, Lucille Bergantino and June Walling Picard.
Calling hours will be held from 6-8 pm Monday, May 20th and 10-11 am Tuesday, May 21st at the Bryan & Snider Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. where funeral service will be held at 11 am on Tuesday with Pastor Keith Kress officiating. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Memorials donations may be made to the American Heart Association, the Alzheimer Association, or your favorite charity.
To share memories and condolences with Ralphâ€™s family please visit www.BryanSniderFuneralHome.com.