Graveside Service for Raymond Baldwin Sr., 71, of Moscow will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in the Shiloh Cemetery in Moscow with Reverend Michael Hood officiating.
Mr. Baldwin was born on February 16, 1950 in Camden to Frank and Evie (Colquitt) Baldwin and went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 23, 2021 in Lufkin.
Raymond was a Baptist by faith and a longtime member of Providence #1 in Leggett, serving as Deacon. He graduated from Corrigan-Camden High School in 1969. While in high school, he drove the school bus his Junior and Senior year, getting the experience of driving a big wheel. After high school, he met the love of his life, Ruth. They dated for two years and the two became one on November 20, 1971. He attended Prairie View A & M University and studied industrial engineering. Raymond was a truckdriver for 50 years and worked for various trucking companies. He retired in 2012 from GP Chemical Plant as a tanker driver after 23 years of service.
Raymond enjoyed being outdoors, cooking, and spending time with his grandchildren. He was known as “Papa Ray” and “Pawpaw” by his grandchildren. He served on the Shiloh Cemetery Board for many years. Each year at Homecoming, he looked forward to cooking and fellowship. Raymond was a wonderful Christian man and loved life. He made many friends over the years and will be remembered by all who knew him. He will be deeply missed.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Frank Baldwin, Otto Baldwin, and Ernest Baldwin; sister, Ola Mae Baldwin.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 49 years, Ruth Baldwin of Moscow; son, Raymond Baldwin Jr. and wife Kizzy of Hudson; daughter, Remona Clark and husband Kevin of Fulshear; brother, Milton Baldwin and Sadie of Moscow; sister, Betty Brown and husband Marvin of Coldspring; grandchildren, Jason Clark, Jacob Clark, Destyne Baldwin, Desrea Baldwin, and Desmond Baldwin; goddaughter, Ashley Coleman; sisters-in-laws; Earlie Baldwin, Wanda Baldwin, Linda Hall, and Judy Carter and numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
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