Ralph R. Baucum

December 28, 1929 ~ November 27, 2018 (age 88)

Ralph Baucum, 88 of Paducah passed away at 6:25 AM Saturday, October 27, 2018 at Mercy Health Lourdes in Paducah. 

Ralph was a member of Victory Baptist Church, member of Plumbers & Steamfitters Local Union 184 & was 60+year Journeyman Plumber in Kentucky. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served in the Korean conflict.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 66 years, Mary Belle Wheatley Baucum of Paducah; two daughters, Tammie Dublin and Rhonda Harper of Paducah; one son, Johnny (Christine) Baucum of Paducah; eight grandchildren, Michelle (Jason) Logsdon, Jason (Aly) Harper, Stephanie Baucum, Adam (Jasey) Harper, Sara Baucum (Evan), Cheyanna (Will) Morris, Brooke Baucum & Zachary Baucum; eight great-grandchildren, Jaret Logsdon, Molly Logsdon, Gavin Thomas, Lyrix Baucum, Jemma Owen, Stevie Jane Baucum, Elias Owen & Brantley Baucum and several nieces & nephews.

Ralph was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace & Parrie McCuiston Baucum; eleven siblings, Cloice Baucum, Clifford Baucum, Meg Dunn, Harold Baucum, Percy Baucum, Dick Baucum, Loreta Steele, Faye McClure, Ronnie Baucum, Joe Pat Baucum & Brooks Baucum.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 PM Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah with Rev. Homer Fletcher officiating. Burial will follow at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Paducah. Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.

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