Allen Baughman, 34, died Wednesday, October 31, 2012.
He was proceeded in death by his Granny, Velma Wallace Baughman, his Grandpa and Grandma, Harold Charter and Velma Armstrong Charter. Survivors include: Loving Wife Lisa Johnson Baughman of Humble Texas. Parents, Joe and Linda Baughman, Diane Baughman-Chambers and Bill Chambers. Best friend and Brother Glenn Baughman. Granddad Glenn Baughman and Ada Baughman, all of Wichita, Kansas. In-Laws Dr. Ian and Marie Johnson, Palm Bay, Florida Aunts and Uncles: Dave & Sheila Baughman, Jan Baughman & Charles Waldron, Gary & Jan Charter. Cousins: Kristy Baughman, Clayton & Alisha Baughman, Nate Williams, Darci & Steven Freeman, Cari Charter Chris & Toni Charter, Clancy Charter and Grey Charter. Family pets: Abby Rabinowitz and Jacqueline of the home.
Douglas graduated from Maize High School, Wichita State University and University of New Mexico where he received his Masters Degree in Music Performance.
Douglas played in the Maize Band and Maize Marching Band. He was active in the Wichita University Orchestra, Symphonic Band/Wind Ensemble, Tuba-Euphonium Ensemble, Student Chamber Brass, and Jazz Band. He won a spot on the Concerto/Aria Concert with the Vaughn Williams Concerto and winning the New Mexico assistantship was through National Audition. While in Wichita, performed with the Junior Symphony and the Wichita Symphony. He performed in the New Mexico Brass Quintet and New Mexico Orchestra.
He was a Veteran of the US Army and a member of Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
Douglas was a General Music Teacher at Aldine ISD and Private Music Tutor. He played in the Houston Brass Band and Houston Area Brass Quintet. He was a Musician, Photographer, Grill Master and Chef Extraordinaire.
A viewing will be held at 11:00 am at the Lakewood United Methodist Church and the services a Celebration of Doug's life will be a 12:00 pm on Saturday, November 3rd. 11330 Louetta (249 & Louetta) Houston, Tx 77090.
A additional service in Wichita, Kansas will be next week, a date to be determined.
In Lieu of Flowers, the Family is requesting a memorial Douglas Baughman Tuba Music Fund Wichita State University for the School of Music 1845 Fairmount Box 2 Wichita, KS 67260 Burial at Cheney Old Pioneer Cemetery, Cheney Kansas
Published in Houston Chronicle on Nov. 3, 2012