The Duncan Banner
Jack M. Baldwin 85, of Duncan, passed away Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, at Comanche County Memorial Hospital in Lawton.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, at Eastside Church of Christ with Ron Stough officiating, interment will be at Resthaven Memorial Gardens. Arrangements are under the direction of Carter-Smart Funeral Home.
The family will receive friends 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, at the funeral home.
Jack was born Dec. 29, 1927, in Roosevelt, to James Henry “Pete” and Catherine Francis Baldwin. He attended school in Ringling area, where he met and married his soulmate, Danell Austin, on June 18, 1949.
Jack and Danell moved to Duncan in 1951, when Jack began working for Halliburton Services. He retired as shop supervisor in 1986 after 34 years of services.
In retirement, he and Danell enjoyed traveling, fishing and visiting with their many friends. Jack and Danell were lifelong members of the Eastside Church of Christ. Jack was known to all as a man of faith.
He is survived by his three sons and daughter-in-laws; Michael and Karen Baldwin of Duncan, David and Debbie Baldwin of Oklahoma City, and Kenneth and Deborah Baldwin of Duncan; his brother, Bill Baldwin and sister Dorothy File, both of Texas; six grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
Jack was reunited in heaven with the love of his life, Danell, their son Randy; his sisters; Lois and Alice, his brother; James and his parents.
Pallbearers will be Ronnie Cooper, Michael G. Baldwin, Shawn Baldwin, Robert Turnbull, Brent Lovelace and Chris Rider.
Online condolence and sympathy cards can be sent online: www.cartersmartfuneralhome.com