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John Winford Baucum

JOHN WINFORD BAUCUM, 59, passed away Monday, December 22 after a brief and courageous battle with cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents Archie and Lynn Baucum. He is survived by his sisters Joanne, Jane (Rex), Jill (Dan), Julie and Jennifer (Dave). "Uncle John" will also be dearly missed by Andrew (Chrissy), Allison and Christopher. After serving in the U.S. Navy, John graduated from Texas A&M University. He was an enthusiastic baseball fan who loved animals. His 25+ years with HISD left him with many lifelong friends. His dedication, kindness and sense of humor were admired by many. He touched more lives than he realized. He will be greatly missed. The family would like to express their heartfelt gratitude to the entire staff at Tranquility Personal Care Home and VITAS Hospice for their compassionate and loving care for our brother. Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, December 23, 2008 at Forest Park Lawndale Chapel of Angels with interment to follow in our cemetery.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Dec. 23, 2008
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