Kyle A. Baugh, 38, of Wauseon, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Friday, August 5, 2016.
Kyle was born on November 7, 1977 in Adrian, MI to the late Yvonne (Bowen) Gallippo-Daughtry and Allen Baugh. In 1999, he married the love of his life, Kristy (Kenning) Baugh and they were blessed with two daughters, Madison and Avery Baugh.
Kyle graduated from Wauseon High School in 1996 and attended Columbus College of Art and Design following high school. He opened his own photography studio and worked with his wife for many years as a professional photographer and owner of Gallippo’s Photography in Wauseon. He was well known and respected for his talents as a photographer and traveled the country sharing his gift. He specialized in commercial and portrait photography. He took pride in capturing memories for many wonderful families. Currently, he was a valued production manager and marketing director at R & B Fabrication in Oakwood, Ohio.
He will be greatly missed by his loving spouse, Kristy; his children Madison and Avery, at home; his sister Leah (Pat) Nawrocki of Swanton; step-sister Kimberly Daughtry of Land O Lakes, Fl.; Grandmother Betty Baugh of Adrian, Michigan; father Allen Baugh of Aloha, Oregon; step-father, Don Daughtry of Englewood, Florida, in laws, Tim and Karla Wolfrum of Defiance and Steven and Barb Kenning of Napoleon, brother-in-law Chad Kenning of Defiance and sister-in-law, Kelly (Dale) Worline of Defiance and family. His family shared a strong friendship with many that were like family to him including his bosses at R&B fabrications Ron and Dan Eakins, Doug and Shelley Rittenhouse and family of Defiance, Joe and Erin Mankee and family of Wauseon and Jacob Ramos and family of Wauseon. Carol Kiley, Bob Iffland and family were also supportive loved ones since childhood. He was preceded in death by his mother, Yvonne Gallippo-Daughtry, whom he loved dearly. He and his family cared for her in their home during her courageous battle against cancer four years ago.
Kyle had an amazing personality and his smile and laugh were contagious. He was loved by all that knew him and he had the biggest heart. His proudest accomplishment in life were his daughters and he loved them with all of his heart. His wife was the love of his life and after 17 years of marriage, they were still in love like the day they were married, an inspiration to others.
Kyle had a great love and zeal for life. He was a member of Oasis Christian Fellowship in Wauseon. He was passionate about his faith in Christ and he started a men’s group and taught Sunday school at his church. Ever giving, he would help anyone in need. His organs and tissue were donated to continue his generosity to others. He enjoyed living his life to the fullest with his family, taking them on many family vacations to Disney World and exploring new beaches. He also took pleasure in jet skiing and boating at the lake; where he recently learned how to wake surf. Golfing, snowmobiling, nightly stargazing with his girls, and jeep rides were additional hobbies he found joy in. He loved supporting his daughter Madison’s passion for volleyball. Additionally, he treasured spending time volunteering in his daughter Avery’s preschool classroom.
Funeral arrangements are pending and will be updated today (Monday).
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to an educational fund set up for his daughters, Madison and Avery Baugh through First Federal Bank.