Joseph Baldwin III
Pataskala - Graveside Funeral Services, celebrating the life of Joseph John Baldwin III, 77, of Pataskala, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Glen Rest Memorial Estates, Reynoldsburg; where he will be buried with full military honors.
Joseph died suddenly Sunday, January 10, 2021 at his home. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA. on May 30, 1943, the son of the late Joseph John and Cecelia Helen (Kallay) Baldwin Jr. He never forgot his Pittsburgh roots. He served honorably in the US Navy, and retired after a successful career both as an entrepreneur and a banking and finance expert. While not a member of any one Church, he loved Jesus, was very spiritual; and supported the ministries of The World Harvest Church.
Joseph coached baseball in the SWL youth league, rooted for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and was a member of the American Legion at Pickerington.
He is survived by his loving family: his wife Debora, whom he married on July 6, 1974, his children: Joseph John "Jay" Baldwin IV and his wife Alexandra; Amy Jo Clifford and her husband Kevin; Danielle "Dee" Main and her husband Robert "Bob". He looked forward to welcoming "Baby Baldwin" soon to be born, to join the other grandchildren Scott Dement II, Paige Smallridge, Cooper and Piper Clifford, Dalton Main, Brenna (David) Pastorius and Ray Belback; great grandson Blake Pastorius; along with a cousin John R. Baldwin, whom Joseph considered a brother.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Patsy and a son-in-law Scott Dement.
The family prefers that memorials be directed to The World Harvest Church, P.O. Box 100, Columbus, Ohio 43216.
HOSKINSON Funeral and Cremation Service, Kirkersville, is honored to care for Joseph and his family.wwwhoskinsonfuneral.com