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Vernon Franklin Baldwin

November 25, 1934 — January 31, 2019

Vernon Franklin Baldwin

Vernon Franklin Baldwin, 84, of Rockingham, passed away Thursday, January 31, 2019 at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst.

Mr. Baldwin was born November 25, 1934 in Bladen county, a son of the late Robert Lee Baldwin and Viola Thompson Ross.  He had retired from Servco as a station manager and later worked with Vondrell Manufacturing. He was also an avid fisherman. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Marie Parks Baldwin, brothers, Robert Lee Baldwin, II and Delmar Glenn Baldwin, step-father, Ralph M. Ross and step-sister, Shirley Morgan.

Surviving are his children, Jeff Baldwin of Sanford and Kim Paisley (Mike) of Clayton; sister-in-law, Bobbie Parks of Hamlet and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be at 2pm Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Woodard Wright Cemetery.

The family will greet friends following the service.

Memorials may be made to Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N, Rockingham, NC 28379.


Carter Funeral Home is assisting the Baldwin family.


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