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Ray Shiver Baggett

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Ray Shiver Baggett

Birth
Death
22 Jan 2005 (aged 74)
Burial
Eunola, Geneva County, Alabama, USA GPS-Latitude: 31.0415, Longitude: 85.834
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Obit

Ray Shiver Baggett, 74, of Troy, Ala., and formerly of Terre Haute died at 11:18 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, following surgery at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. He was a teacher and an athletic trainer at the college level for 52 years. He was born October 12, 1930, in Geneva, Ala., to Homer C. Baggett and Jannett Shiver Baggett. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sharae Lyn and Steven Henderson; two grandsons, Cory Baggett and Jade Henderson of Terre Haute; and friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, James Thomas Baggett, three brothers, Homer, Leroy and his wife, Hattie and Fred and his wife, Savannah; and a sister, Annie Will Campbell and her husband, Angus Campbell. He graduated from Geneva (Ala.) High School and served in the United States Air Force. He received a bachelor of science degree in physical education from Troy (Ala.) State College. His master of science degree in athletic training came from Indiana University in Bloomington. His doctorate degree in sports medicine was earned at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. He was on the faculty and was an athletic trainer at Indiana University and West Point Military Academy, and spent 30 years at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. After his retirement from ISU he returned to Trey State University where he was currently teaching. He was a lifetime member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and Phi Delta Kappa National Honorary. During his career he touched and lovingly guided the lives of thousands of young men and women. Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Friday, in Bottoms Garden Chapel in Geneva. Celebration of his life is 2 p.m., with his nephew, the Rev. Bill Baggett of Miami, officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in Geneva. The family suggests that, should friends so desire, memorial contributions be made to the charity of their choice.

Obit

Ray Shiver Baggett, 74, of Troy, Ala., and formerly of Terre Haute died at 11:18 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2005, following surgery at Southeast Alabama Medical Center in Dothan, Ala. He was a teacher and an athletic trainer at the college level for 52 years. He was born October 12, 1930, in Geneva, Ala., to Homer C. Baggett and Jannett Shiver Baggett. Survivors include his daughter and son-in-law, Sharae Lyn and Steven Henderson; two grandsons, Cory Baggett and Jade Henderson of Terre Haute; and friends and colleagues. He was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son, James Thomas Baggett, three brothers, Homer, Leroy and his wife, Hattie and Fred and his wife, Savannah; and a sister, Annie Will Campbell and her husband, Angus Campbell. He graduated from Geneva (Ala.) High School and served in the United States Air Force. He received a bachelor of science degree in physical education from Troy (Ala.) State College. His master of science degree in athletic training came from Indiana University in Bloomington. His doctorate degree in sports medicine was earned at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. He was on the faculty and was an athletic trainer at Indiana University and West Point Military Academy, and spent 30 years at Indiana State University in Terre Haute. After his retirement from ISU he returned to Trey State University where he was currently teaching. He was a lifetime member of the National Athletic Trainers Association and Phi Delta Kappa National Honorary. During his career he touched and lovingly guided the lives of thousands of young men and women. Visitation is noon to 2 p.m. Friday, in Bottoms Garden Chapel in Geneva. Celebration of his life is 2 p.m., with his nephew, the Rev. Bill Baggett of Miami, officiating. Burial will follow in the family plot in Geneva. The family suggests that, should friends so desire, memorial contributions be made to the charity of their choice.



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