Mr. Clyde Baldwin, Jr. age 64, of Montieth Acres, Hays, died Friday, January 27, 2012 at his home. Mr. Baldwin was born October 16, 1947 in Wilkes County to Clyde and Mae Porter Baldwin, Sr. He was a US Army Vietnam Veteran, where he received the National Defense Service Medal, Parachute Badge, Purple Heart, and the Vietnam Service Medal. He also was a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the American Legion. Mr. Baldwin was preceded in death by his father, Clyde Baldwin, Sr.
Surviving are his wife, Diane Eller Baldwin of the home; one son, Jay Baldwin of Greensboro; two daughters, Andrea Baldwin Beaman and husband Joshua, Traci Baldwin all of North Wilkesboro; step son, Jody Johnston and wife Britt of North Wilkesboro; his mother, Mae Porter Baldwin of North Wilkesboro; two brothers, Ricky Baldwin, Timmy Baldwin both of North Wilkesboro; two sisters, Joan Sturgill of Millers Creek, Karen Wyatt of North Wilkesboro; and four grandchildren, Reianna Beaman, Landon Beaman, Hailey Johnston and Brodie Johnston.
Funeral service will be held 2:00 o’clock Monday January 30, 2012 at Haymeadow Baptist Church with Pastor Matthew Foster officiating. Burial with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Honor Guard Post 1142 will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Haymeadow Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 o’clock on Monday, prior to the service. Flowers will be accepted. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. On line condolences may be made to www.millerfuneralservice.com