Charlie Carl Baggett, Sr., age 86, passed away peacefully July 31, 1994 at the home of his daughter in Fielding, Utah.
He was born December 11, 1907 in Cairo, Georgia to William Perry and Aseneth Lucretia Cone Baggett. He married Hattie Faye Walker on September 21, 1928 in Thomasville, Georgia; later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS temple. She preceded him in death on June 15, 1983.Charlie was a bookkeeper at Railway Express in Florida and then in Ogden. He then became a guard for the Federal Reserve; and until retirement he became a purchasing agent for Beehive/Commercial Security Bank.
A convert to the LDS Church, he was an active high priest who served in many positions over the years, including a branch president in the Southern States Mission, member of a bishopric of the 22nd Ward, served two stake missions, and a mission with Hattie (Colorado/Denver). He was a worker in the Jordan River LDS Temple.
Charlie enjoyed fishing and bowling, was an avid golfer, and gardened with the best of those blessed with a "green thumb." He was our revered father, grandfather, brother and friend, who touched the lives of those around him for the better.
Survived by a son, Richard W. "Dick" (and Jeanette) of Bountiful; three daughters, Chaille (and Lee) Ellis, Fielding, Utah; Lucretia (and Ronald) Jensen, Midvale; and Charlotte (and Larry) Taggart, West Jordan; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn H. Baggett, Salt Lake City; 48 grandchildren, 60 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Grace Atkins, Cairo, GA. Preceded in death by a son, C. Carl, Jr.; a grandson, Mark William; six brothers, and a sister.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 2, 11 a.m. in the Fielding LDS Stake Center, Fielding, Utah. Friends may call Monday from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Holbrook Funeral Chapel, 3251 South 2300 East, Salt Lake City, Utah and at the church in Fielding on Tuesday for one hour prior to the services. Interment, Tuesday at 3:30 p.m. in the Bountiful City Cemetery, 2020 South 200 West, Bountiful, Utah.
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