James Fletcher Baucom

James Fletcher Baucom


James Fletcher Baucom, 82, of Brighton, passed away on Friday, May 28, 2021, at Robings Manor in Brighton.

He was born June 12, 1938, in Durham, North Carolina, to the late William R. and Irma (Gunter) Baucom.

James married Carolyn Carlton, in Chesterfield, South Carolina on May 6, 1962.

Prior to retirement, James worked for Owens Illinois as a mold maker and also for Argosy Casino in Alton in security.

He is survived by his wife, son, Blair Baucom of O’Fallon; grandson, Robert (Alicia) Baucom of Wood River; two sisters, Linda Rocker of Roxboro, North Carolina, Irma (Louis) Tapp of Southport, North Carolina; and one son in law, Robert Gravuer of Ozark, Alabama.

He was preceded in death by his parents; daughter, Susan Gravuer; brothers, Roy Baucom, Jr, Leonard Baucom, Pete Baucom; and sisters, Rebecca Beaman, Ann Olds, Patty Garrett and Rachel Cheek.

James is to be buried in Woodlawn Memorial Park in Durham, North Carolina.

Memorials may be made to American Diabetes Foundation.

Online condolences and guestbook can be found at andersonfamilyfuneral.com.