MIFFLIN - Delmon L. Baucom, 90, of Locust Grove Retirement Village, Mifflin, and formerly of Perryville, died at 6:15 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012, at the village.
Born on April 30, 1922, in Rocky Mount, N.C., he was a son of the late Henry L. and Nancy E. (McGowan) Baucom. He shared nearly 64 years of marriage with his wife, Lorraine (Montgomery) Baucom, whom he married on Aug. 22, 1946, before she preceded him in death on Aug. 21, 2010.
Surviving are: his children; James R. Baucom and his wife, Jeanette, Daniel L. Baucom, N. Michele Courson and her husband, Chuck, all of Perryville, and Margie E. Wagner and her husband, Michael, of Mifflintown; a sister-in-law, Jenette Baucom, of Burgaw, N.C.; and he leaves behind nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Two brothers, Dorman Baucom and Dan Baucom, and one sister, Hazel Hazelwood, preceded him in death, making him the last of his generation.
Mr. Baucom served his country during World War II in the Asiatic Pacific Theater with the U. S. Army Air Force.
In 1947, he started as a lineman with Rural Electric Association and in 1984 he retired as a warehouse manager from Central Electric, with 37 years of service.
Delmon was currently a member of the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, Mifflintown, and while living in Perryville he was a member of Rimersburg Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses.
A memorial service honoring his life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 7595 Route 68, Rimersburg, with Charles Scott officiating.
A second memorial service will be held locally at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 25 S. Ridge Road, Mifflintown, with Jay Whistler III officiating. There will be no viewing.
For those who wish, memorial donations in Mr. Baucom's memory may be made to the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 209 Weatherby Way, Mifflintown, PA 17059.
Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge St., Mifflintown, has been entrusted with the arrangements.
Online tributes and condolences may be sent to the family at www.brownfuneralhomesinc.com.