April 3, 2020 - August 2, 2020
Rev. Clarence “Bud” Baumgardner, age 72, of Elizabethton TN, passed away August, 02, 2020 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was the son of the late Earl William Baumgardner, and Myrtle Carver Baumgardner. He was of the Free Will Baptist faith, and attended Eastside Free Will Baptist Church. Clarence loved spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, working in the garden, going to church where he was a member of the Free Will Baptist Association, and reading his bible. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Lois Faye Potter; brothers, Jackie Joe Baumgardner, and Rev. Benny Baumgardner; daughter-in-law, Kathy Baumgardner; in-laws, Rev. Clarence Wilson Sr. and wife Hattie Markland Wilson. Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of forty-seven years, Norma Jean Wilson Baumgardner of the home; son, John Baumgardner and fiancé Lisa Holt of Elizabethton; five grandchildren, Racheal Jenkins and husband Roy, Nicole Baumgardner, Andrew Baumgardner, Devon Baumgardner and Haley Hannan; Seven Great-Grandchildren, JR Jenkins, Raven Jenkins, Gabriel Teaster, Cayden Hannan, Bladen Price, Faithann Price, and Phoenix Price; four sisters, Inamae Baumgardner, Kay Potter, Loretta Shackleford, Kathy Oliver and husband Arnold, all of Elizabethton; brother, Terry Baumgardner, of Georgia; many numerous nieces and nephews also survive. A funeral service to honor the life of Rev. Clarence “Bud” Baumgardner will be conducted at 7:00P.M, Thursday, August 06, 2020 in the Sunset Chapel at Hathaway-Percy Funeral Home with ministers, Carl Grindstaff and Larry Garland officiating. The family will receive friends from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. prior to the service on Thursday. The graveside service will be held at 11:00 A.M, Friday, August 07, 2020 at Bishop Hollow Family Cemetery. Honorary pallbearers will be Roy Wilson, Roy Jenkins, Ernie Elliott, Dr. Robert Walter, and Roy Baumgardner. Active pallbearers will be selected by family and friends. Those who will be attending are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 A.M. to go into procession to the cemetery. The family would like to give a special thanks to the emergency room staff at Sycamore Shoals Hospital, the staff of Carter County Rescue Squad, and David Wilson. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Carter County is mandating that all citizens who live in or visit Carter County wear masks in public. In keeping in accordance with this mandate, all visitors to the visitation / funeral service are required to wear a mask/ and or facial covering. Also, social distancing recommendations will be observed.
Rev. Clarence “Bud” Baumgardner, age 72, of Elizabethton TN, passed away August, 02, 2020 at Sycamore Shoals Hospital. He was the son of the late Earl William Baumgardner, and Myrtle Carver Baumgardner. He was of the Free Will Baptist... View Obituary & Service Information
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