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Johnny Nathan Baugus

November 1, 1948 - August 16, 2022

Viewing will be 2:00 – 4:00 pm Sunday August 21st at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.
Graveside service will be 10:30 am Tuesday August 23rd at Gilliland Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Oregon Cancer Foundation, 2296 Oakmont Way, Eugene, Oregon 97401. oregoncancerfoundation.org.

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Johnny Nathan Baugus, 73, of Sweet Home passed away Tuesday. He was born in Cardwell, Missouri to James and Lela A. (Darden) Baugus.

He grew up in the Tempe area of Arizona. He came to the Sweet Home and Albany area in the 1970’s to the mid 1980’s, settling down in his current home in Sweet Home.

Johnny was a general contractor until the mid 80’s when he started working for Morse Bro. until an injury forced a career change. Finally, retiring from his work of several years for the BLM.

He was a collector of all things he found value in: old oil cans, marbles of all sizes, peddle cars, if it caught his eyes he collected it. He was an active member of The Rollin Oldies Car Club until roughly 2015.

Johnny is survived by his son Jonathan Baugus; brother Frank Baugus; sisters: Virginia Lee, Ivy Dawson, Anna Lampshire, Henrietta Reyes; four grandchildren: Alicia Baugus, Weston Thompson, Steven Baugus, Jesse Baugus; and 11 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife Joyce Baugus in 2013; daughter Lisa Baugus Bone in 2018; brothers: Bobby Baugus, James Alvin Baugus, Jackie Baugus; and sister Kitty Dockins.

Viewing will be 2:00 – 4:00 pm Sunday August 21st at Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.
Graveside service will be 10:30 am Tuesday August 23rd at Gilliland Cemetery. Celebration of Life will follow services at Cornerstone Fellowship.

Memorial contributions can be made in his name to the Oregon Cancer Foundation, 2296 Oakmont Way, Eugene, Oregon 97401. oregoncancerfoundation.org.
Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements. www.sweethomefuneral.com