Cliff Baucom of Liberty Hill, TX, died June 13, 2013, at the age of 78 years. Mr. Baucom was born February 7, 1935, in Denver, Colorado. Mr. Baucom graduated from Cheyenne High School in 1953. He was a 30-year Navy veteran, stationed at NAS Miramar, San Diego, CA, serving two tours in Vietnam aboard the USS Constellation. Mr. Baucom was an avid Ham Radio Operator (W6WBK) spending many hours talking to his buddies all over the country. He reconnected with his high school sweetheart, Sandra Smith, after both their spouses passed away. They married in May 2001 and Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease in September 2001, developing dementia in recent years as well.
Surviving family members include his wife, Sandra Neeley Baucom of Liberty Hill, TX; daughters, Christine Lang of Leander, TX, Sheryl Hausknecht of San Diego, CA, and Cathy VanBoening of Escondido, CA; stepson, Tom Neeley of Florence, TX; granddaughter, Chelsea Hakker of Greenland, NH; great-granddaughter, Riley Hakker of Greenland, NH; and many members of Mr. Baucom's extended family in California, Illinois, Indiana and Texas.
Contributions may be made to American Parkinson's Disease Association, Inc, Parkinson's Plaza, 135 Parkinson Avenue, Staten Island, NY, 10305 or AGE of Central Texas, 3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705.