A Celebration of Life BBQ for Andrew “Andy” H. Baux, 74, Lawrence will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 29, 2015 at his home, 12051 246th Street, Lawrence 66044. Private burial will be at Vinland Cemetery in Vinland, KS. He passed away Monday, August 17, 2015.
Andy was born February 4, 1941 in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of Harold and Josephine Baux.
He graduated from Connelley Vocational High School in 1962 in Pittsburgh, PA, and served his country in the United States Army from 1965-1968.
He was a member of Crossroads Cowboy Church, Brush Busters Horse Club, and the International Association of Machinists, Lodge No. 356. He also worked as a volunteer maintaining trails with Friends of Perry State Park.
He was a diesel mechanic for Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad for 31 years until he retired in 2002.
He married Sharon E. (Stack) Taylor on July 29, 1995 in Liberty, MO. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include his daughter, Ruth Schick, Kansas City, KS; stepdaughter, Debra Taylor, Lansing, KS; stepsons, Tim Taylor (Sandy Herd,) Lawrence, Tom (Kim) Taylor, Baldwin City; sister, Carol (Ron) Williams, Salem, MO; brothers, Harold (Rita) Baux and Kenny (Diane) Baux, both of Freeport, IL, and six grandchildren, Jesse, Michaella, Hallie, Allison, Emily, and Sam.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Lawrence Humane Society to commemorate his love of animals. Donations may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary.