Kenneth Gerald Baugh, 77, of Leachville, died Sunday, Oct. 9, 2011, at the Flo & Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born in Malden, Mo., he was raised in Leachville and was a 1955 graduate of Leachville High School. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps. He was a retired lieutenant with the Missouri Department of Corrections in Potosi, Mo., with more than 25 years of service. He moved back to Leachville in 1996 and was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Leachville.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Baugh and Jackey Baugh.
He is survived by a brother, Gary Baugh of Leachville; two sisters, Patsy Rucker of Leachville and Sylvia Rose of St. Clair, Mo.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in the Howard Funeral Service chapel in Leachville with Rev. Lee Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Cardwell Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 5:30-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
To sign the online guest register log on to howardfuneralservice.com.