Terry Joe Baldwin U.S. Navy

NameTerry Joe Baldwin
BranchU.S. Navy
Birth 12/21/1964
Cadillac,MI 49601
Died 11/06/2017
Cadillac,MI 49601
Grave GPS 0.0000000, 0.0000000
Spouse(s)Shannon Dore
Parent(s)Merlin Boven
Rosetta Baldwin
Sibling(s)Tom (Kelly) Baldwin
Thelma Jean Larsen

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Terry Joe Baldwin CEDAR CREEK TOWNSHIP — Terry Joe Baldwin, resident of the Cadillac area, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, November 6, 2017, at his home. He was only 52. Terry was born on December 21, 1964, in Cadillac, to Merlin Boven and Rosetta Baldwin. He grew up in Cadillac and was a 1983 graduate of Cadillac High School. Terry began a long military career with the National Guard before eventually serving with the United States Navy retiring after 20 years. He was a lifetime member of the American Veterans Post No. 110 in Cadillac. Terry enjoyed being outdoors especially spending time hunting and fishing. He liked to cheer for the University of Michigan Wolverines while watching football as well as adding to his sports memorabilia collection. Terry could often be found tinkering on small engines, fixing things around the house, or helping friends with their projects. He will be remembered for his big heart and warm smile and as a loyal friend. Terry is survived by a loving family; his father, Merlin Boven; one brother, Tom (Kelly) Baldwin of Jenison; a brother-in-law, Dan Larsen; nieces, Samantha, Shelby, Courtney, and Claire; his longtime girlfriend, Shannon Dore, and her children, Piper, Tristan, and Logen; as well as many other loving family members and friends. He was preceded in death by his sister, Thelma Jean Larsen, in 2016, and his mother, Rosetta Marie Cowley, in 2017. Memorial services celebrating Terry’s life will be held at the Hitesman- Holdship Funeral Home on Friday, November 10, 2017, at noon, with visitation one hour prior. Officiating will be Jim Helmboldt. Memorial contributions may be directed to the Wexford Habitat for Humanity, PO Box 828, Cadillac, MI 49601. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family online at