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Richard James "Dick" Baldwin

Richard James Baldwin “beloved son, father, grandfather, and loved one”

BOLIVAR, N.Y.----Richard James “Dick” Baldwin, 58, a lifelong resident of Bolivar, N.Y., passed away as the result of injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident on Tuesday, August 11, 2020, in Lock Haven, Pa.

Born on Sunday, April 8, 1962 in Cuba, N.Y., he was a son of James L. and A. Fay Bates Baldwin.

Dick attended Little Genesee Christian Academy and Bolivar Central School. He later attended Midwest Trucking School in Syracuse.

Over the years, he worked for Butler Trucking and Buckler Transport as an owner operator. Dick was currently an independent contractor working for DC Walters Trucking.

Dick enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, snowmobiling, ATV riding, boating, and living life to the fullest. He was an avid Dallas Cowboys fan and NY Yankees fan. Dick was a hard worker and just started the next chapter in his life. He had a sweet tooth and a heart of gold. Everyone who met Dick loved him as he often became a best friend to all.

Surviving in addition to his mother of Bolivar are three children, Natasha (Jason Carr) Taylor of Ceres, N.Y., Mandy (Brian) Nitsche of Webster, and Kyle (Katie) Baldwin of Bolivar; six grandchildren; his loving companion, Jennifer Shaw and her children, Michael, Megan, and Taylor; three siblings, Robert (Jan) Baldwin of Bolivar, Ricky Baldwin of Livingston, Montana, and Cindy (Terry) Evingham of Bolivar; a special uncle and aunt, Dan and Julie Baldwin of Bolivar; several nieces, nephews, and cousins; and his beloved pets, Chewy, Coco, and Punk.

In addition to his father, Dick was predeceased by an infant sister, Barbara Ann Baldwin; a brother, Thomas Allen Baldwin; and his maternal and paternal grandparents.

There will be no public visitation. A celebration of Dick’s life will be held on a date, time, and place to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Bolivar Trailblazers Snowmobile Club, PO Box 351, Bolivar, NY 14715.

Dick’s family has entrusted his care and cremation arrangements to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, Pa.

To express condolences or share a fond memory of Dick, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.


A candle was lit in memory of Richard Baldwin

Darcie Baldwin Aug 20 2020 12:00 AM

I clicked on the link because I was informed my Aunt Honey had died only to be shocked to see the news of Dicks passing! I remember fondly the fun we had at LGCA! I last saw him at a baseball game in which our sons played against each other. Still the same grin! Prayers go up for those who are left to struggle with questions and heartache! Love to the Baldwin family!!!

Tina (Brown) Cornell Aug 17 2020 12:00 AM

Condolences to the family,from all the great things I heard about him,I know him to be a terrific family man,he may be done chasing the white lines, but the memories will last,,,10-4,

Donna,Tim sherwood Aug 15 2020 12:00 AM

I was shocked and saddened when I heard about this . I worked with Dicky at Butler Trucking , I can remember the Dallas Cowboys logo on his truck. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family.

John Raymond Aug 15 2020 12:00 AM

We are shocked and saddened to hear. We only knew Dick for 5 yrs from camping at All Adventure. Dick was known as a busy happy guy that was proud of his truck. May the family treasure his memories as they live in your heart.

Babs & Vinny Serafini Aug 14 2020 12:00 AM

We are so very sorry. Our thoughts and Prayers are with all of you. Dick was a great guy.

Dave and Kathy Garrity Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

My deepest sympathy to the family. I trucked with Dick many times at Buckler. He was a great man, i always picked on him for loving his Cowboys!! RIP Dick, you will be missed!!!

Allen Smith Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Richard Baldwin

Brad & Diane Babcock Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

Dick nobody will ever forget you always joking around and smiling. Rest easy my friend, don't you and Barry have too many laughs at all of our expense!! Rest easy driver, we got this from here

Bradley Cole Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

RIP my friend lost for words but a lifetime of memories starting 1977 camping on Ole Baldy.

Allen Salada Aug 13 2020 12:00 AM

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