Raymond Dale Baumgardner
Oct 4, 1959 – Jan 12, 2017
Raymond Dale Baumgardner 56, died January 12, 2017 in Eugene, Oregon from complications of ALS.
Ray was born in California to Sandra and Robert Baumgardner. Ray served in the Navy at the age of 17 for 3 years before going to work for Boeing. He was with Boeing from 1987-1997. He then made the move in 1997 to work for the International Association of Machinists District 751 union where he was a business representative up until his time of retirement in 2016. . Ray was involved in the negotiations for contracts at Triumph in Spokane. Ray was involved in the starting up of the 777 program in its infancy. Ray met and helped so many members of the IAM.
Ray is survived by his 2 children, Joshua (Sally) Baumgardner and Sara Baumgardner; three brothers, Richard Squires, Robert Baumgardner, Randy Baumgardner, mother, Sandra and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held 11am, Saturday, February 4, 2017 at Bonney-Watson Funeral Home, 1732 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122.
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