Emil David Baumann, age 68, passed away Sunday July 7, 2019, at his residence. Emil was born March 14, 1951 in Paterson, NJ to Robert and Ruth Baumann. He was a 1969 graduate of Butler High School and 1982 graduate of Apex Technical School with a diploma in welding. Emil had lived in Bloomingdale and West Milford, NJ before moving to Statesboro in 1990. Mr. Baumann began his career in welding over 40 years ago at ITT Defense in Clifton, NJ. During his career as a welder in the Statesboro area he worked for Claxton Poultry, Southern Steel, Flemming Brothers, Briggs & Stratton, Stellar Group, Sheppard Lumber Company, Farmer Automatic of America and Ogeechee Technical College as an instructor. Mr. Baumann was of the Catholic faith.
Preceded in death are his parents, Robert and Ruth Baumann; his brother, Clifford Baumann and step-child, Nicholas.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Frances Sheffield Baumann of Statesboro; one son, Emil David Baumann, Jr. (Suzanne) of Pompton Lakes, NJ; one daughter, Dana McConnell (Chad) of Riverdale, NJ; one step-daughter, Jennifer Smith; one step-son, Jonathan Smith; three brothers, Robert Baumann of Myrtle Beach, SC, David Baumann of Guyton, GA and Steven Baumann of Jekyll Island, GA; one sister, Vickie O’Brian (Paul) of Statesboro; four grandchildren, Krista Mae and Shanna Mae Baumann of Pompton Lakes, NJ and Madison and Chad McConnell, Jr. of Riverdale, NJ; five step-grandchildren, Chris, Elizabeth, Junior, Timothy and Nevaeh; several nieces and nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10:00 am in the Chapel of Deal Funeral Directors.
Burial will follow at Upper Mill Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 11, 2019 from 5:00 until 7:00 pm at Deal Funeral Directors.
Deal Funeral Directors is in charge of arrangements.