William C. Bauknight
- June 23, 2021
William C. Bauknight, Jr, of Williamsburg Landings Williamsburg VA, died June 21, 2021 in Williamsburg Virginia
He was born in Jacksonville, Florida on July 29, 1921, the son of William C. and Nellie Martin Bauknight. He was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Jacksonville, the University of Virginia and George Washington University.
Mr. Bauknight engaged in the private practice of law, principally in Northern Virginia and Maryland for forty-three years, being a member of the Virginia, Maryland and District of Columbia Bars. He was a Life Fellow of the Maryland Bar Foundation. He maintained offices in Fairfax County, Virginia and Easton, Maryland.
He was commissioned in the Naval Reserve in 1942 and served on active duty during World War II and the Korean War. During the former war his sea duty included participation in the Marianas Islands, the Philippines, and Okinawa campaigns.
He was a past member of The Metropolitan Club of Washington, The Downtown Club of Richmond, Farmington Country Club of Charlottesville, VA, the Blowing Rock Country Club, The Tred Avon Yacht Club, and was Past Commodore of the Chesapeake Bay Yacht Club.
He was a communicant and former vestryman of St. Mary of the Hills Episcopal Church in Blowing Rock, NC. He was a communicant of Bruton Parish in Williamsburg VA
Mr. Bauknight was predeceased by his wife Margaret Watts Bauknight, his daughter Lynn Ann Bartholomew of Allen TX, and his great grandson Parker Isbell. Mr. Bauknight is survived by two daughters, Linda Leigh Franklin and husband, Fred, of Venice FL; and Rebecca Sue Bauknight, of San Francisco; three grandchildren, Whitney Isbell, Julia Margaret Tait, and Christopher William Franklin; and four great grandchildren, Delaney Davis, Cooper Davis, Brooke Isbell, and Hailey Tait.
Funeral services and a virtual celebration of life will be conducted at Bruton Parish in Williamsburg VA on July 31, 2021 at 2:00 PM.
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