2011.01.29: January 29, 2011: Obituary for Philippines RPCV Randy Kim Baldwin

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Obituary for Philippines RPCV Randy Kim Baldwin

Obituary for Philippines RPCV Randy Kim Baldwin

Randy attended Western Montana College and joined the U.S. Peace Corps in 1971, providing assistance in community development in the Philippines. Following his service as a volunteer, he circled the world and crisscrossed the United States before returning home to Montana.

Obituary for Philippines RPCV Randy Kim Baldwin

Randy Kim Baldwin

January 29, 2011

BUTTE - Randy Kim Baldwin, 61, a retired Teamster who was born and raised in Great Falls, died of a heart attack Dec. 10 at his home in Butte.

A celebration of his life is 7 this evening at the Black Eagle Community Center (ACM Club). Cremation has taken place under the direction of Duggan-Dolan Funeral Home of Butte.

The historic 10th Street Bridge will be lit in Randy's honor this evening.

Randy will be greatly missed by family and friends as he was an adored son, brother, uncle and friend. His wit, generosity and sensitivity were cherished by all.

Randy was born the "Champ of the Week" at Columbus Hospital on June 10, 1949, in Great Falls, Mont. He was the third of six children born to Clarence J. and Margaret A. Baldwin. He grew up in Great Falls, attending Longfellow Elementary School, East Junior High School and Great Falls High School. Randy graduated with the Class of 1967.

Randy attended Western Montana College and joined the U.S. Peace Corps in 1971, providing assistance in community development in the Philippines. Following his service as a volunteer, he circled the world and crisscrossed the United States before returning home to Montana.

Randy joined Consolidated Freightways as a truck driver in 1981, and was a member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. He lived in Seattle, Wash.; St. Helena, Calif.; Sumar Province, Philippines; Butte, Mont.; Sacramento, Calif.; and Minneapolis, Minn., before retiring in Butte.

Randy was a devoted University of Montana football fan and a sports enthusiast. He frequently attended sporting events throughout Montana and the United States. One of his last trips was with his buddies to attend the 2009 PGA Championship at Hazeltine National Golf Club in Chaska, Minn.

Randy is survived by his mother, Margaret A. Baldwin of Great Falls; siblings Sherrill J. (Steve) Halbe of St. Helena, Calif., Larry J. Baldwin of Philipsburg, Mont., Sandy S. (William "Bill") Brown of Great Falls, Scott D. (Wendy) Baldwin of Park City, Utah, and Mark D. Baldwin of Tokyo, Japan; along with several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.

Randy was preceded in death by his father, Clarence J. Baldwin.

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