Michael J. Baldwin of Decatur, died Friday May 4, 2012 of heart complications at the age of 70. He is survived by his wife Barbara, daughters and sons in law Cathi and Mike Stroud, Vicki Tuttle, Jacki Scarbary, Meredith and Thomas Clark, Cindi and Rob Bailey, ten grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, his sister and brother in law Betty and Bobby Beam and many nieces and nephews.
Mike proudly served time with the United States Air Force in the early 1960's and retired as a Lieutenant with the DeKalb County Police Department after 26 years. He was a lifetime member of North Clarendon Baptist Church and served as the music leader for over 15 years. If desired, donations may be made in his memory to North Clarendon Baptist Church, 260 North Clarendon Avenue, Avondale Estates, GA 30002
The funeral service officiated by Dr. D. Perry Ginn will be held at North Clarendon Baptist Church, 11:00 am, Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Interment will be at Georgia National Cemetery 11:30 am Wednesday, May 9, 2012. The family will receive friends 10:00 am -12:00 Noon and 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Monday, May 7, 2012 at A. S. Turner & Sons Funeral Home and Crematory.