Ocean City Today

Karl F. Baumann

Jul 27, 2017

printed 07/28/2017


Karl F. Baumann, age 68, of Selbyville, died Sunday, July 16, 2017 at home.

Mr. Baumann was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and the son of the late Charles R. and Agnes T. (Smith) Baumann.

He was employed by Bayside Golf Course as an equipment mechanic and served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War.

He was a member of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America, loved hunting, fishing and golfing as a kid. Karl was a longtime musician and had played and lived all over the world.

He played music at the Boys Club as a teen and with the USO-Nashville Country Music Artists. Some of his bands were The Half Notes, the Silvertones and Bullwhip. His proudest moment was walking Samantha down the aisle for her wedding at Walt Disney World in October 2016.

He is survived by his wife, Cheryl L. Baumann; a daughter, Eileen Greenleaf and husband, Joe, of Pittsfield, Massachusetts; two step-sons, Erik Curry and fiancé, Lisandra, of Salisbury and Morgan Curry of Selbyville; a step-daughter, Samantha Bouaphakeo and husband, Vance, of Salisbury; a sister, Elizabeth Marshall and husband, Robert, of Knoxville, Tennessee; three grandchildren; his mother-in-law, Marlene Dalton and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Daniel Baumann, and sister, Kathryn Baumann.

A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, July 29, 2017 at Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., 30 N. Main Streer, Selbyville. Friends may call one hour before the service. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.bishophastingsfh.com.

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