Robert Leonard Baldwin, age 87, peacefully went to be with the Lord Thursday February 2nd, 2023 in Belton, MO.
Celebration of Life Services will be held at Raymore Church of Christ on February 10th, 2023 at 11A.M. Services will be officiated by Pastor Dan Melhus of Raymore Church of Christ. Following the services a luncheon will be held at the Walnut Estates Community Center.
He was born Harry Lee White in Liberty, MO on September 1, 1935. He was adopted by Leonard and Pearl Baldwin who named him Robert Leonard Baldwin. Robert went on to marry Brenda (Williams) April 4, 1959 in Judsonia, Arkansas. Bob served in the United States Air Force from 1959-1964. He was stationed in Goose Bay Labrador. In 1964 he discharged as an honorable US Air Force Veteran in aviation mechanics. Robert went on furthering his aviation desires and became a pilot in 1970. Robert formerly owned B &B Matco Tools. He was then led to start his own landscaping company in which he worked for 25+ years retiring in 2017. Robert loved many hobbies but first and foremost was his relationship with God. Robert lived a Godly life and lived for the Lord. He was always an active member in his church. He was a devoted husband and father to his family. Bob loved fishing and frequently visited Bennett Springs State Park for trout fishing.
Robert was preceded in death by his parents Leonard and Pearl Baldwin; sister, Charlotte Knolle, and two of his White brothers.
He leaves to cherish his memories: wife, Brenda Baldwin of Raymore, MO; brother Ray White; daughter, Alycia Morgan (Rick); son, Scott Baldwin; three grandchildren, Jake Morgan( Jesse), Krystal Van Voorst (Travis) , and Kayla Villarreal (Joseph); and nine great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the VA at cdceportal.va.gov. Donations are used to support in and outpatient, homeless veterans, and others in VA facilities.