John Ervin Baldwin, Sr.
Date of Departure: May 24, 2022
Mother and Father: Susie McCallie Baldwin and George Edgar Baldwin
City and State Born in: Chattanooga, TN, July 7, 1934
Church membership: Jackson Street Church of Christ Nashville, TN
Education: Howard High School Chattanooga, TN 1952; BA from David Lipscomb College1975 Nashville, TN; Master in Guidance and Counseling 1978 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN
Married on May 29, 1957, to Miss Ruby Jean Watkins, married 62 years
Military service: Retired Air Force
Employment: Retired Guidance Counselor Metropolitan Nashville School System and Church of Christ minister with the following congregations: West Eastland Church of Christ (Gallatin, TN), Alton Park Church of Christ (Chattanooga., TN), Schrader Lane Church of Christ (Nashville, TN), and Sand Hill Church of Christ (LaVergne, TN).
John is preceded in death by his parents George and Susie Baldwin, sister Dorothy Patterson and wife Ruby Jean Watkins Baldwin.
The memories of his life will continue to be celebrated by his children Debora R. Baldwin, Ph.D. (Knoxville, TN), John E. (Idella) Baldwin, Jr. of Hendersonville, TN, Roderick B. (Atty Lisa) Baldwin, Betrice Suzette (Sean) Batson and Ruby Jenee (Dr. Benjamin) Hill, all of Nashville, TN.; grandchildren—John E. (Ri’Charda, JD) Baldwin III, Jillian L. (Jordan) Jackson, Sydni J. Hill, Benjamin H. Hill, Jr. and Nathaniel B. Baldwin; brothers and sisters—James E. Baldwin, Sr. of Chattanooga, TN, Evelyn Johnson and Gilbert (Janice) Baldwin both of Ypsilanti, MI, Jewell B. Cousin, Irene Chapman, and Marion E. Baldwin all of Chattanooga, TN, and Dr. Carolyn B. (Jesse) Tucker of Nashville, TN; an aunt, Littie M. Fizer of Nashville, TN and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Receiving of friends: Sun. June 5th 1pm – 5pm family will be present from 3pm – 5pm, Terrell Broady Funeral Home 3855 Clarksville Pike Nashville, TN 37218. Wake on June 6th at 9:30 am and funeral to follow at 10:30 am at Jackson Street Church of Christ 1408 Jackson Street Nashville, TN.