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Donald W. Baldwin

May 18, 1929 — April 17, 2023

Centerville, Ohio

Donald W. Baldwin

BALDWIN, Donald W., May 18.1929 - April 17. 2023.  Born in Danville, VA. He was the son of Robert J. and Sabra R. Baldwin. Donald is survived by his wife of 65 years, Joan (Jody) Bolling Baldwin; son, Alan H. Baldwin and daughter, Elizabeth B. Chryst.  His eldest son, Winston M. Baldwin, preceded him in death.  He is also survived by his daughter-in-law, Kate E. Baldwin, seven grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.  An alumnus of both VMI and the University of Virginia, he served 2 years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War.  He worked as an Administrative Assistant to two Republican Members of the House of Representatives before joining the National Forest Products Association, what is now the Northern Pacific Railroad. Later he worked at the White House Conference of Food, Nutrition, and Health under Richard M. Nixon.  He eventually founded Donald Baldwin Associates.  Don was active in local and national GOP politics over the years, as well as the Sons of the American Revolution, and the Sons of Confederate Veterans.  He was also active in the ACC movement which withdrew from the Episcopal Church.  With his wife, Jody, he founded the parish in 1979 where his funeral will be held on May 8, at 11:00 am. Funeral services will be held at St. Andrew and St. Margaret of Scotland, 402 E. Monroe Ave., Alexandria, VA.  Burial will be private, family only in the Baldwin plot in Sherwood Memorial Park in Salem, VA.  Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be made at

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Funeral Service

Monday, May 8, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

St. Andrew and St. Margaret of Scotland Anglican Catholic Church

402 E Monroe Ave, Alexandria, VA 22301

Private Burial in Sherwood Memorial Park.

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