Mr. Audy Baldridge, 85, of Branson, died Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Cox
Medical Center Branson. The visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM
Tuesday, March 5th in the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home. The
funeral service will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday, March 6th in the funeral
home with Pastor Ben Baldridge officiating.
Audy Baldridge was born Tuesday, March 7, 1933 in Okmulgee, OK to Wilburn
James and Leora (Rice) Baldridge. He attended school in Durant, OK. In 1952
he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and was stationed in San Diego, CA. He was
honorably discharged in 1956. Audy came back to Oklahoma and attended
OSU Institute of Technology and graduated in the class of 1959. He became
a journeyman carpenter in commercial construction and worked at this for
forty-eight years. He was also a singer, musician and song writer.
Audy was very fond of Country Music. While in Colorado, he was inducted
into the Colorado Country Music Hall of Fame. When he moved to Branson,
he performed at various locations. He was also a member of the V.F.W and
Grace Apostolic Church in Forsyth. Audy was very fun-loving and loved to
tease his family and friends. He was also plain spoken and loved good food
and fellowship, but most of all he liked being with his family.
He is survived by one son, Ben Baldridge and wife, Linda of Forsyth; a
daughter, Phyllis Martin and husband, Charlie of Humble, TX; former wife,
Lauretta of Humble, TX; four brothers: Haskell Baldridge and wife Reva, Arvil
Baldridge and wife, Retha, Fred Baldridge and wife, Betty, Bob Baldridge and
wife, Joyce; a sister, Lois Walker and husband, Richard and thirteen
He is preceded in death by his parents; a sister Jemetta Heard; wife, Joan
Baldridge and three great-grandchildren.
Memorials in memory of Audy Baldridge may be made to Grace Apostolic
Church, P. O. Box 331, Forsyth, MO 65653.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral
Home, Forsyth, MO.
Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home
Funeral Home 15945 U.S. Hwy 160
Forsyth, MO. 65653
(417) 546-6250 "There is a Difference"