|Birth: ||Apr. 4, 1923|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2011|
BALDWIN, Paul LeRoy - Age 88, of Montrose, formerly of Flint, left to be with the Lord December 12, 2011. Funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Court Street United Methodist Church, 225 W. Court St., Flint. Family will receive visitors from 10-12 and 1-8 p.m. Friday at Dodds Dumanois Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 901 Garland St., Flint, and from 10 a.m. until time of service Saturday at the church.. Burial in Flint Memorial Park Cemetery. Paul was born April 4, 1923 the son of M.D. and Wilhemina (Eckstein) Baldwin in Mayfield Twp., MI near Kingsley, and moved to Flint at age 12, and lived in the area the rest of his life. He attended Northern High School but left school to enlist in the United States Army during WWII. He landed on Omaha Beach on D Day. He became a member of the Disabled American Veterans. Upon returning home he was joined in marriage to Ethel Snyder and fathered 4 children. Paul coached his children's little league teams and was an avid bowler. Paul worked at Chevrolet Parts and Service, and retired in 1972 after 30 years of loyal service. Paul and his wife owned and operated "The Little Store" on the corner of Grand Traverse and Wood Streets and was later employed as a school crossing guard at Doyle Ryder School. He was a longtime member of Court Street United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday School, drove the church bus, ushered, and was a member of MMC. Paul was an avid Detroit Tigers fan and often dressed in Tigers hats and gear. He tried to watch every game on T.V. Left to cherish his many good memories are his children Constance (Tim) Pangle of Montrose, Pete (Kleta) Baldwin of New Lothrop, Daniel (Jamie) Baldwin of Swartz Creek and Catherine (Derrick) Layne of Flint Twp., 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, sisters Esther Wheeler and Ellanora Dine of Kingsley, and brother Clayton Baldwin of Mesick, sisters-in-law. Alice Baldwin and Beverly Snyder, and many nieces and nephews. Paul was preceded in death by his wife Ethel, brothers Donald, Garfield and Jay. A very special thanks to the wonderful staff at Cranberry Park Assisted Living in Clio and the professional caring members of the Avalon Hospice team. Memorials may be directed to the Court Street United Methodist Church or Avalon Hospice.
Published in Flint Journal on December 16, 2011 Print
Ethel Theresa Snyder Baldwin (1926 - 2007)
Flint Memorial Park
Maintained by: Kleta Baldwin
Originally Created by: Peggy
Record added: Dec 14, 2011
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