Matt “M.A.” Allen Baldwin

Matt “M.A.” Allen Baldwin

February 13, 1933 – January 15, 2022

Mr. Matt Baldwin (M.A.) son of the late Charlie Baldwin and Elizabeth Baldwin Price, was born February 13, 1933, in Montgomery County, North Carolina.

On Saturday, January 15, 2022, M.A. peacefully transitioned from this earthly life at First Health Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC.

M.A. attended Pickney High School in Carthage, NC, where he was bus driver for two years. After high school, M.A. became an apprentice for Mr. Curt Criscoe as an auto mechanic. He often said that Curt taught him everything he knew. Soon after M.A. was drafted into the U.S. Army where he served for two years. After leaving the Army he continued to purse his passion for auto mechanics with a specialty in motorcycle mechanics.

M.A. loved Ford, Valvoline, Lincolns, and his wife’s sweet potato pie.

M.A. was preceded in death by his wife Ruth C. Baldwin and his siblings Tame Johnson and Louise Cole.

M.A. leaves to cherish his memories two sons: Larry Foust (Yvonne) of Greensboro, NC and Charles Baldwin (Angela) of Eagle Springs, NC. One granddaughter Camille Stewart of Greensboro, NC. One great grand-daughter Reed Stewart. One brother-in-law; Carl (Donna) Criscoe of Eagle Springs, NC four sister-in-laws and Joyce (Greg) Bunch of Eagle Springs, NC., Helen Linder of Fayetteville, NC and Ruby Criscoe of Eagle Springs, NC., Mickey Criscoe of Boston, Massachusetts. One goddaughter Shelia Cole. One very special little boy who called him Grandpa, Jayden Ratliff and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

Funeral Service

Holy Way Church Of The Living Word
844 Eagle Springs Road, Eagle Springs, NC 27242
Saturday, January 22, 2022 | 2pm
Viewing 1pm-2pm

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