Obituaries

Phillip George Baldwin Sr., 75, of Brandon

PHILLIP GEORGE BALDWIN

BRANDON — Phillip George Baldwin Sr., age 75, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2022, with his family by his side.

Phil was born in Middlebury on July 1, 1947. He was the son of George and Ora (Waite) Baldwin. He grew up in Brandon, where he received his early education and graduated from Otter Valley Union High School, class of 1966. He afterwards joined the United States Army and served with the Military Police until his Honorable Discharge in 1968. 

Returning home, he began his working career with White Pigment Corporation in Florence until its closing in 2004, following more than 30 years of service. He later trained as a heating technician and worked with Mike’s Fuel. He was forced to retire from the maintenance department at the Vermont Police Academy in Pittsford due to illness in 2012. He belonged to Brandon American Legion Post 55 for more than 40 years. He was an avid fisherman and hunter, and enjoyed boating and doing puzzles.

He is survived by his wife, Penny (Reed) Baldwin of Brandon, whom he married Aug. 5, 1985; one son, Phillip “Skip” Baldwin Jr. of Brandon; a daughter, Brandy Baldwin of Pittsford; and three stepdaughters, Sherry Pinkham, Lisa Munger and Kim Bruce, all of Brandon. Several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins also survive him. He was predeceased by his parents; a stepson, Chipper Bruce; and two brothers, Ronald Baldwin and Donald Waite.

Respecting his wishes, a private graveside committal service and burial will take place, at a later date, in Forest Dale Cemetery.

Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in his memory to Rutland Area Visiting Nurse & Hospice, 7 Albert Cree Drive, Rutland, Vt., 05701.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon.◊

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