Robert Baughman (69) of Dieterich


Published on June 10 2013 5:06 pm

Robert R. Baughman, 69, of Dieterich died at 1:15pm Monday, June 10, 2013 at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM – Friday, June 14, 2013 at the Blake-Wright Funeral Home in Dieterich, IL with Nate Hagen officiating.  Burial will be in the Dieterich Village Cemetery in Dieterich, IL.  Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 PM – Thursday, June 13, 2013 at the funeral home.  Memorials may be made to the Dieterich American Legion Post #628.  The obituary can be viewed and condolences left at

Robert was born on January 1, 1944 in Chicago, IL the son of Ray and Maxine (Mayhew) Baughman.  He married Colleen McDade on August 9, 1965 in San Antonio, Texas. Robert served his country in the United States Army from April 1964 until April of 1967.  Robert retired from Newton Power Station after many years of service.  Robert was a member of the Dieterich American Legion Post #628 and the Union Local #702.  Robert enjoyed motorcycle riding, playing golf, fishing, hunting and shooting guns.

Robert is survived by: Wife of 47 years- Colleen Baughman of Dieterich, IL...Mother – Maxine Chaplin of Mattoon, IL...3 Children – Todd (Susan) Baughman of Mattoon, IL, Jake (Fiancé Billie Haarmann) Baughman of Dieterich, IL and Matt (Stephanie) Baughman of Franklin, NC...6 Grandchildren – Brandi (Anthony) Chastain of Ft. Campbell, KY, Brock Baughman of Ft. Bragg, NC, Brett Baughman of Mattoon, IL, Alex Baughman of Effingham, IL, Hailey Baughman of Franklin, NC and Evan Baughman of Franklin, NC...4 Brothers – Bill (Jill) Bell of Mattoon, IL; Jim (Joyce) Bell of Mattoon, IL; Steve (Cinda) Bell of Bridgeport, IL and Doug (Andi) Bell of Mattoon, IL

Robert was preceded in death by his father and step father William Bell and a son Brian Keith Baughman.