Lewis Jack Baldwin, 97, of Double Springs, entered into rest on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at Hendrix Health Care.
Mr. Baldwin was born on February 7, 1922. Jack was a World War II veteran who served in the United States Army. He was Cannon Company 290th Infantry, Gun Crew, Light Artillery, where he was a member of a 105-mm Howitzer crew using semi-fixed ammunition; assisted in moving, emplacing, firing, displacing and withdrawing the piece in combat operations. He fought, earned and was awarded the Combat Infantryman Badge for MM Rifle Carbine Expert, European African Middle Eastern Service Medal with 1 Silver Star, Good Conduct Medal AR 600-68, and Purple Heart from 4th Headquarters 2nd Infantry Division January 9, 1945.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 6-8 p.m. at Nichols Funeral Home in Double Springs, where his funeral will be held on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11 a.m. Reverend Buford Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in Houston Community Cemetery with military honors.
Jack is survived by his son, Larry Jack Baldwin; one grandson; one great-grandson and a host of nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Jeanette Baldwin; parents, Lewis and Savannah Baldwin and son, Lewis Ray Baldwin.
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