He was born May 18, 1922, at Campbellsville, Ky., the son of Emmett Walter and Martha Jane Mings Baldwin.
Mr. Baldwin was a truck driver for Albert Rittman through Stadler's Meat Packing Company. He retired from the State of Indiana as a Refrigeration Supervisor. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the American Legion, the Moose Lodge and the Eagles Lodge. He was awarded the Distinguished Hoosier Award by Governor Orr. He was a U.S. Army World War II veteran.
Survivors include a daughter, Pamela R. Shepherd of Columbus; grandchildren, Laura Chrisp and husband Anthony of Columbus, Michael Spires and wife Ginger of Indianapolis and Lisa McCall of Huntersville, N.C.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his longtime companion, Mary Jo Smith; brothers, Frank Baldwin, Fred Baldwin, William Baldwin, and one adolescent brother; and sisters, Nellie Despain, Montie Taylor and one adolescent sister.
The funeral will be conducted Tuesday at 1 p.m. at Jewell-Rittman Family Funeral Home with Pastor Ed Bennett officiating. Calling will be Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Tuesday from noon until time of service. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice of charities.
Friends may light a virtual candle and send a message to the family at www.jewellrittman.com