River Edwin Baughman, 1 year 3 month and 29 days, passed away on Friday, September 4, 2020. River was born on May 6, 2019 in Batesville, the handsome son of Jesse Baughman and Olivia Blanken.
River is survived by his parents, his sister Bo Catherine Baughman, maternal grandparents – Cathy and Greg Blanken of Oldenburg ; paternal grandparents – Phyllis and Kenny Baughman of Clarksburg; his aunts and uncles – Ashley Baughman, Aaron Baughman, Sarah (Ryan) Meyer and Brittany (Aaron) Lewis; two great grandmothers – Shirley Blanken of Oldenburg and Karen Oesterling of Batesville; and several cousins.
River was better known by his family as “Mancub.” He was on the move all the time and loved playing with his big sister. He will always hold a very special place in his mommy, daddy and big sister’s hearts.
Visitation for family and friends will be held on Thursday, September 10, 2020 from 3pm – 7pm at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. River’s Funeral Service will begin at 10am on Friday, September 11, 2020 also at the funeral home with Rev. Jerran Jackson officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.