James Baughman

Obituary of James Douglas Baughman


James Douglas Baughman, 74, of Columbia passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, June 29, 2019. He was born on December 20, 1944 in Wagener South Carolina to Lois K. Baughman and the late Cecil O. Baughman. James was a 1962 graduate of Wagener Sally High School.  He was a member of First Baptist Church of Wagener.


In his younger years, James was an avid hunter and fisherman.  He enjoyed gospel concerts and loved yard work and growing flowers. He enjoyed spending time and traveling with family and friends.


James is survived by his wife of 54 years, Dianne; his mother of Lexington; one daughter, Greta (Jim) of Cayce; two sons, Jamey (Christie) of Gaston and Ryan (Wendy) of Lexington; ten grandchildren, MacKenzie Swink, Will Swink, Taylor Baughman, Hobey Baughman, Bailey Baughman, Kayleigh Baughman, Trista Baughman, Alexus Baughman, Quenton Baughman and Hannah Baughman; and two great-grandchildren, Dawson and Bentley; one sister, Annie Kimball (Butch); and one brother, Cecil (Linda). James is survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, his dog Higgins and many kitties. He was predeceased by his father and infant son, Wade Baughman; and half- sister, Veleta Andrews.        


A visitation will be held at Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at First Baptist Church of Wagener, South Carolina on Wednesday, July 3, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.  Burial will follow in Woodridge Memorial Park, Lexington, South Carolina.


In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First Baptist Church of Wagener, South Carolina, Mental Health America of South Carolina or Pawmetto Lifeline.

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6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Thompson Funeral Home of Lexington
4720 Augusta Road
Lexington, South Carolina, United States

Funeral Service

1:30 pm
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
First Baptist Church of Wagener
132 Main Street North
Wagener, South Carolina, United States


3:00 pm
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Woodridge Memorial Park
138 Corley Mill Road
Lexington, South Carolina, United States
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