Ralph Frederick Baldwin of Diamondhead, MS passed away Monday, May 16, 2022, at the age of 85.
Mr. Baldwin served 26 years and two tours in Vietnam, with the US Airforce as a M/Sgt before retiring. He served with his church group for 14 years on a mission to Saltillo, Mexico, a long-time member of Annunciation Catholic Church and current member of Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church. He was an avid golfer and a member of Diamondhead Country Club.
Mr. Baldwin was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Glady Ducharme Baldwin; sisters, Joan Lacourse, Eleanor Tissier and Jeanette Ingellis; brother, Leroy Baldwin; and daughter, Jo-Ann Adams.
He is survived by his beloved wife of 45 years Amelia Fay Baldwin; daughters, Darlene Allen, Theresa Shoubaki and Elizabeth Baldwin; sons, Michael Baldwin, Matthew Baldwin, and Ralph P. Baldwin; sister, Joyce Kievett; brothers, Charles Baldwin and Steve Baldwin; stepchildren, Pamela Joy Morse, William Gregory, and Thomas Gregory; 21 grandchildren and 26 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations to be made to Saltillo Mission c/o Annunciation Catholic Church or Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church.
Visitation will be held at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 9062 Kiln Delisle Road, Kiln, MS 39571, Friday, May 20, 2022, at 9:30 am until Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30am. Burial will follow with Military Honors at Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, MS.