Published 3:06 pm Friday, September 11, 2020
Mr. William R. Baughman, “Ronnie B,” passed away Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2020, at Our Lady Of The Angels Hospital in Bogalusa. Mr. William was a long time member of First Pentecostal Church in Bogalusa. He had many friends and was considered a pillar of the community. William was an avid outdoorsman, and he was also a little league coach for many years. He loved to play Phase 10, and teaching his grandbabies to play poker. His grandbabies were the apple of his eye.
Mr. Baughman is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Mrs. Vickie Whitfield Baughman of Bogalusa; one daughter, Kerri Zeman and her fiancée Bryant Arlt of Pine; two sisters, Genia Baughman of Bogalusa, and Cindy Baughman of Bogalusa; three grandchildren, Randa Corkern and her husband Matt of Angie, Kristen Ceaser and her husband Alec of Bogalusa, and Harleigh Brown of Pine; four great-grandchildren, Lily, Mila and Coen Corkern of Angie, and Alexis Ceaser of Bogalusa; three great-nieces, Jaylee, Emory and Ellie Baughman; three nephews, Ray Baughman, David Baughman, and Ricky and his wife Shelen Baughman; one great-nephew, Rylan Distefano; and brothers- and sisters-in-law, Libby Baughman of Bogalusa, Vaudie Whitfield, Evelyn Starns and her husband Karl, and Ronnie Whitfield and his wife Dana Whitfield.
William is preceded in death by his parents, Herbert Ray and Stella Barber Baughman; one brother, Donnie Baughman; and one sister, Deborah Baughman.
Relatives and friends of the family were invited to attend the visitation at First Pentecostal Church in Bogalusa on Friday, Sept. 11, from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m., with visitation resuming Saturday, Sept. 12, at 8 a.m. until the service time at 10 a.m. Officiating will be Bro. Travis Houston. Interment will immediately follow at Ponemah Cemetery in Bogalusa.