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Obituaries

March 23, 2013

James “Jimmy” Baughman

— James H. “Jimmy” Baughman, 55, of Huntsville passed away Monday, March 18, 2013, at home.

Jimmy had a career as a musician playing drums in various bands in Alabama and Georgia over the past 35 years. His musical career included performing at venues in the Southeast as well as providing percussion tracks during studio recording sessions in Nashville.

Survivors include his father, John Baughman; sister, Ann Porter and husband Steve; and nieces, Becky Porter and Allison Porter.

Jimmy was preceded in death by his mother, Elgin W. Baughman.

Jimmy enjoyed writing and playing his music with a wide network of close friends located in Alabama and the Atlanta area. In addition to music, Jimmy had a remarkable knowledge of cars, motorcycles, racing, and all professional team sports.

A memorial service in Athens for Jimmy will be announced at a later date. Jimmy will be buried in the Baughman family plot in Hustonville, Ky.

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