Daniel “Danny” Lavet Baldwin, age 66, of Jackson, Ohio, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2015 at his residence. He was born July 31, 1948 in Chillicothe, Ohio to Kathryn Eileen (Bennett) Mapes and the late Thomas Daniel Baldwin.
Danny was a 1966 graduate of Jackson High School. He was a veteran of the United States Army in which he served from 1968 to 1969 in Vietnam in the 190th Assault Helicopter Company “Smokey”. He later went on to work at and retire from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. He enjoyed hunting, Mopar racing, and going to the races with his best friend, Haylie.
He is survived by a son, Thomas D. Baldwin of Jackson, Ohio; daughter, Erin Baldwin of Jackson, Ohio; granddaughter and best friend, Haylie Baldwin of Jackson, Ohio; and mother, Eileene Mapes of Jackson, Ohio.
He was preceded in death by his father, Thomas Daniel Baldwin.
Friends may call on Wednesday, April 22, 2015 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. A service will be held on Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Jack Hughes officiating. Graveside services with military honors will follow at Fairmount Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com