Heard Baumeister | Obituaries | The Press and Standard

by | July 3, 2018 11:24 am

Heard Kilpatrick Baumeister

Willtown Bluff – Heard Kilpatrick Baumeister passed away peacefully while resting at his home on Willtown Bluff, near Adams Run, on June 30, 2018, after a short illness.

The relatives and friends of Mr. and Mrs. Heard Kilpatrick Baumeister are invited to attend his Memorial Service 4:00 P.M., Tuesday, July 10, 2018, at Adams Run Baptist Church, 8113 Hwy. 162, Adams Run. The family will greet friends immediately following the service. Interment will take place in August at the White Plains Baptist Church, White Plains, Ga. Online Condolences may be offered at www.CharlestonFunerals.com.

Heard was 89 years of age, and is survived by his wife of 61 years, Marilyn Wallace Baumeister (nee MacLennan); his children, Heard Kilpatrick Baumeister, Jr. (Will), Marguerite Marlow Teska, and Marie Baumeister Krug; three grandsons, his sister, his brother, and several nieces and nephews.

Heard was born on Manhattan Island in New York, on January 20, 1929, to Theodore Baumeister, Jr., and Margaret Kilpatrick Baumeister. Heard graduated from Columbia College, Columbia University, with a Bachelor of Arts in 1950. He was employed as a mechanical engineer at IBM for thirty years and had several patented inventions. He retired as a Professional Engineer from IBM in 1980 and moved to Willtown Bluff in 1985. He was especially active as a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, one of his many organizational memberships. He loved being at Wiltown Bluff and being able to use his skills to help his family, friends, and neighbors.

Arrangements by James A. McAlister, (843) 766-1365.

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