Obituary for John T. Baum Jr.
John T. Baum, Jr., 56, of Walnut Bottom, departed this life on the morning of Monday, October 16, 2017.
He was born on August 26, 1961, in Carlisle, the son of John T. Sr. and Beulah L. Stum Baum.
John worked in the construction industry for over twenty years as a member of the PA Heavy and Highway Constructions Workers Union. In his younger years, he worked for the Carlisle Hospital in the Maintenance Department.
John loved to ride motorcycles. He enjoyed traveling to and attending different motorcycle related events all over the area. John spent a lot of time volunteering at the Kings Kettle Food Pantry in Shippensburg and keeping in touch with friends on Facebook. John enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a four and a half year survivor of liver cancer and a liver transplant, something he was very grateful for and proud of.
In addition to his family, John is survived by his three sisters, Jessica L. (Frank) Reese of Shippensburg, Lisa J. (“Buster”) Grabb of Sheakleyville; and Lori J. Radnor of Biglerville; eighteen nieces and nephews; and three Pomeranians; Ginger, Big Boy, and Camel.
His funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Tuesday, October 24, 2017, at the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., Shippensburg. Pastor J.R. Wells will officiate. Interment will follow in the Prospect Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Kings Kettle Food Pantry at P.O. Box 575 Shippensburg, PA 17257.