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William Baum

December 18, 1934 ~ September 16, 2018 (age 83)
William “Bill” Baum passed away peacefully on September 16, 2018 at the age of 83.  He was born in Houston, Texas on December 18, 1934 to Michael and Evelyn Baum. He was the oldest of five children. 
Bill was a veteran of the United States Army.  He was the owner of Bill Baum Furniture in Corpus Christi, Texas.  He was a longtime member of Bnai Brith and Houston Westbury Lions Club.    
Bill had a great love for his family, friends, good food and great company.  Bill was never without a story or a joke to make you laugh.  He will always be remembered for his sense of humor, his art and his poems. 
Bill was a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend.  He was fortunate to have two loving wives in his lifetime, Penny Tolman Baum and Libby Lieberman.  He was the brother of Carolyn (Danny) Klaff, Gary Baum (Michelle), Harvey Baum, Ellen (Barry) Croft.  The father of Holly (Greg) Emery, Wendy Hefley and Pamela Simon.  His niece Angela (Ivor) Segal was like another daughter to him. Bill was blessed to have many grandchildren, great-children, nieces and nephews.
He will be dearly missed by all who loved him. 
There will be a Graveside Service at 1pm on Thursday, September 20, 2018 at Seaside Memorial Park.
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