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Robert Clyde "R.C." Baumgardner

June 5, 1939 — October 6, 2022

Abingdon, VA


Abingdon, VA – Robert Clyde “R.C.” Baumgardner, age 83, passed on Thursday, October 6, 2022, in Johnson City Medical Center.  R.C. was a veteran of the U.S. Army and a career truck driver for Teamsters Local #701 for many years.  He had many hobbies including farming, horse shows, golf, and anything sports related.  R.C. was a member of Fellowship Chapel Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess Willard Baumgardner and Stella Hilliard Baumgardner; and sister, Priscilla Barker. 

R.C. is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty Anderson Baumgardner; daughter, Robin Baumgardner of Abingdon, VA; son, Robert C. “Bobby” Baumgardner, II; granddaughter, Kelsey Kunnen and husband David of Groveton, GA; great grandchildren, Maverick and Hudson Kunnen; and sister, Wilma Smith of Bristol, TN.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.

The family of Robert Clyde “R.C.” Baumgardner is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service & Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.

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