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Steven Walter Baldwin, 61, formerly of Kokomo, now resting in heavenly peace and harmony, passed Friday Sept. 15, 2017.
He was born Nov. 13, 1955 to Walter and Vera (Williams) Baldwin in Logansport.
A 1974 Haworth High School graduate and 1978 Purdue University graduate majoring in Political Science, taught history and retired from Kokomo Center Township school system. In July 1978, he married Susan Lawson, his high school sweetheart (who preceded him in death), and they had three sons. Steve taught, he loved sports, especially football, basketball and racing. His love of sports not only took him to the games but took him to the scorer's bench where he helped time and take stats for Kokomo schools as well as the Indianapolis Colts.
He is survived by his mother; sons, Michael (Meghan) Baldwin, Kokomo, Andrew Baldwin, Texas, and Joseph (Joey) Baldwin, Lafayette; sister, Nanette (Thomas) Knuckles, Noblesville; in-laws, Bob (Lois) Lawson, Kokomo, and sister-in-law, Terri Lawson, Kokomo; grandchildren, Brian, Kelly, Quinn and Norah Baldwin, all of Kokomo, Maddie, Arcadia and Nathan, Colorado; nephews, Thomas W. (Cara) Knuckles, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Timothy (Chris) Knuckles, San Diego, California, and niece, Sharon (Kent) Ellis, San Diego; uncles and aunts, Weldy (Pam) Baldwin, Duke Baldwin, Sharon Catron, all of Kokomo, and Joan Baldwin, Clovis, New Mexico; as well as several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Dillard and Mattie Ruth Williams and Weldy and Esther Baldwin; uncles, Stanley Baldwin, Willard (Butch) Baldwin, Archie Bowman and Howard Williams; and aunts, Helen (Jean) Bowman, Jerri Phipps, Phyllis Baldwin and Mildred Baldwin.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 6 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017, at Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel with a service at 6 p.m. with Dan Adams and Rev. Chuck Armstrong officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Transitions Hospice, 8935 N. Meridian St. #100 Indianapolis, IN 46260.
Published on September 16, 2017
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