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Richard Eldon Baldwin

Updated: Apr 3

July 21, 1963 — March 4, 2024
Butler, Missouri

Richard Eldon Baldwin, age 60, of Butler, Missouri, formerly of Pleasanton, Kansas, passed away Monday, March 4, 2024.  He was born in Fort Scott, Kansas, on July 21, 1963 the son of Franklin E. and Jean F. Wood Baldwin.  He graduated from Pleasanton High School in the Class of 1981.  

He worked as a machine operator for Kline Tools.  Rick enjoyed watching sports, hunting, fishing, and gardening.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three brothers, Dale Baldwin, Bill Baldwin, and Kenny Baldwin. He is survived by a son, Cody Baldwin; a daughter, Kendra Baldwin-Hull; two brothers, Franklin Baldwin Jr., and Lloyd Baldwin; and ten grandchildren.  

Memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, March 9, 2024, at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, Pleasanton Chapel.  Visitation will be held from 1 p.m. to service time at the Pleasanton Chapel.  Memorial contributions are suggested to defray funeral costs, c/o Schneider Funeral Home, P.O. Box 525, Pleasanton, Kansas 66075.  Online condolences can be left at  

(Published in the Linn County Journal on March 7, 2024.)

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