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Rev Hugh Edward Baumgartner, Jr

Rev Hugh Edward Baumgartner, Jr

Birth
Brunswick, Glynn County, Georgia, USA
Death 9 Dec 2012 (aged 91)
White Rock, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
Burial White Rock, Richland County, South Carolina, USA
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Hugh E. Baumgartner, Jr. D.D., 91, of Chapin, died Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Heritage at Lowman.
Rev. Dr. Baumgartner was born in Brunswick, Georgia, the son of the late Hugh E. and Thelma Conyers Baumgartner.
Rev. Dr. Baumgartner was a graduate of Glynn Academy, Brunswick, GA, Lenoir Rhyne College, Hickory, NC and the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary, Columbia. He was presented his Doctor of Divinity Degree at Newberry College in 1973.
Rev. Dr. Baumgartner served in the South Carolina, North Carolina and Southeastern Synods having led four congregations in Church building programs. He served as pastor of The Lutheran Church of the Redeemer in Newberry from March of 1979 until he retired in 1986. While in Newberry, he was the Vice-president of the Newberry Area Lutheran Pastors.
Rev. Dr. Baumgartner was a member of Bethel Lutheran Church in White Rock. He was a former member of the South Carolina Synod Professional Leadership Committee, and served as the chairman of the Synodical Examining Committee and he was a former member of the Executive Board of the Southeastern Synod. He served as a trustee of the Newberry College Board and Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary Board and he was a past president of the LTSS Alumni Association. He was a delegate to the LCA National Convention at Baltimore and Dallas and from 1976 to 1979 he was one of the LCA Pastor-Evangelist in the Evangelical Outreach Program.
Rev. Dr. Baumgartner is survived by his wife, Frances Wisdom Baumgartner of the home; two daughters, Patricia B.(Tom) Bowles of Irmo and Carla Baumgartner of Columbia; 3 sons, Andrew C. (Nancy) Baumgartner of Augusta, GA, Paul W. Deborah) Baumgartner of Woodstock GA, and H. Eric (Jenny) Baumgartner of Summerville, SC; daughter-in-law Anne Baumgartner of Yorkton, VA; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by a son, William E. Baumgartner.
Christian services: 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 12, 2012, at Bethel Lutheran Church by S.C. Synod Bishop Herman Yoos and the Rev. Dr. James Aull. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers: Evan Baumgartner, Brock Baumgartner, Joel Baumgartner, and Daniel Reynolds.


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  • Created by: Faye F Cannon
  • Added: 10 Dec 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101990452
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Hugh Edward Baumgartner, Jr (12 Jul 1921–9 Dec 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101990452, citing Bethel Lutheran Church Cemetery, White Rock, Richland County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Faye F Cannon (contributor 47112994) .