Kenneth A. Baumgarden of Butler, Missouri passed away Tuesday, September 29, 2015 at his home in Butler. Cremation. A time of remembrance for family and friends will be from 1-3 PM Sunday, October 4, 2015 at the home of Kenneth’s mother: 12081 NE St. Rt. D, Butler, Missouri. Contributions in Kenneth’s name are suggested to Heartland Hospice. Messages of condolence for the family may be left at www.mullinaxfuneralhome.com.
Kenneth Aaron Baumgarden was born February 16, 1956 in Bates County, Missouri, son of Ray Dean Baumgarden and Jessie Irene (Carroll).
Among Kenneth’s hobbies was watching wrestling, and riding down to the creek and collecting his rocks. He was also an avid collector of Harley Davidson shirts.
Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Ray Baumgarden; mother, Jessie Paxton; and one niece, Brandy Copeland. He is survived by his sisters, Sharon Smith of Independence, Missouri and Marsha Craig of Butler; one brother, David Paxton of Buckner, Missouri; nieces and nephews; and his beloved cat, Elrod.