‹ Return to Current Obituaries
Send FlowersHand delivered by a local florist
Send a Sympathy Card
Plant Memorial Trees


Ebright Funeral Home
Wednesday November 3rd, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm

View Details

Funeral Service

Ebright Funeral Home
Wednesday November 3rd, 2021

View Details

Graveside Service

Sardinia Cemetery
Wednesday November 3rd, 2021

View Details

Order Flowers now for guaranteed delivery before Kenneth's visitation.

Kenneth S. Baum

Kenneth S. Baum, 84, of Washington Court House, died at his home on Saturday, October 30, 2021. He was born on Tuesday, March 2, 1937 in Gorham, Kansas the son of the late Andrew and Katherine Schmidt Baum. Kenneth was preceded in death by his first wife, Nancy Baum. On November 10, 2016 he married Jacqueline Grooms, and she survives.

Also surviving are four daughters, Corene Crouse of Archer City, Texas, Leslie Berlinger of Russellville, OH, Val Hammergren of Lee Summitt, Missouri, Terri Weiland of Goshen, Ohio, one son, Duane Baum of Morrow, step children, Kevin Fout and Tim Fout, both of Washington Court House, Chris Fout of Clarksburg, seventeen grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, step great-grandchildren, one great-great grandchild. Kenny is also survived by four sisters, five brothers, and numerous nieces, nephews, and special friends. He was preceded in death by one son, Dwight Baum, three sisters, and two brothers.

Kenneth was 1955 graduate of Russell High School in Russell Kansas. He retired as a telephone contractor having work with several telephone companies. He and Jackie attended The Gathering Place in Washington C.H. Kenny was an accomplished guitar and bass player. He played for several country music bands in his younger days. He was considered a top guitar and bass player in Colorado. Locally, he played for thirteen years at the Paint Valley Jamboree and several years at Whitie’s in Wheelersburg. Kenny played a musical show monthly at the Ross County Senior Citizens. He also shared his love of country music by playing music for the residents of the Court House Manor.

A funeral service will be held at 12 p.m. on Wednesday, November 3, 2021, in the EBRIGHT FUNERAL HOME, Frankfort, with Pastor John Pfeifer officiating. A graveside service will follow at 3 p.m. in the Sardinia Cemetery in Sardinia, Ohio. Friends and family are invited to visit with Kenneth’s family at the funeral home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions are suggested Hospice of Fayette County, 222 North Oakland Ave., Washington C.H., OH 43160 or donate online by clicking here.

To plant memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Kenneth Baum, please visit our flower store.


So sorry to hear of Kenny's passing. Was kenny's neighbor when he lived in Sardinia. I didn't hear about this until thursday. He was a great neighbor.

Jack Moore Nov 5 2021 7:07 PM

So sad to learn of Kenny's passing Jackie! Prayers of comfort to you and your families! Hugs!

Dorothy SUMMERS Nov 3 2021 7:53 PM

Kenny and Just About All Of His 5 Brother And 8 Sisters Played Music Together. We All Sing And Played Guitars From Early Childhood. Kenny And Emil were The Best Of us, But Everyone Had Great Times When We Got Together. There Are only 5 Of Us Left, We Just Lost A Sister 2 Days After We Lost Kenny. There Will Never be Any Times as Great As When Kenny Led Us All In Singing All The Old And new Country Songs We All Love So Much. I Will Never Have One The I Enjoyed Singing With The Kenny. I'll See You In The Resurrection!!!!!!! Little Brother Jake

JAKE Nov 3 2021 4:31 PM

Kenny, you were a wonderful brother to me. i will truly miss you very much! Love your brother Jake

Jacob Henry Baum Nov 3 2021 12:36 PM

We send our deepest sympathies to Kenny's family
He brought much joy through his music to many
We were blessed to have crossed his path in life

Ray & Carol Vanhoose Nov 3 2021 10:35 AM

Deepest condolences to Jackie and family. I really enjoyed the times hearing him sing, and the special few times we made music together.

Walter B Bagnall Nov 3 2021 10:08 AM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Eric & Cathy Givens Nov 2 2021 7:05 PM

Loved hearing him sing and enjoyed just sitting and talking with him. He was a GREAT FRIEND and will truly missed!

TC Henline Nov 1 2021 8:20 PM

Kenny will be miss by so many who enjoyed his musical talent and his singing, but also his ability to entertain. He had away of making everyone feel as if they were family! RIP my friend!

Phyllis Hamilton Ashworth Nov 1 2021 6:54 PM

I sure did love to hear you sing Kenny. My favorite song you sang was "Waltz of the angels". You are really going to be missed.

Tilly Henline Nov 1 2021 6:13 PM

Show More Entries