Vernon Foster “Fuz" Baldwin, age 79, of Brandywine, WV, passed away on Friday, September 29, 2023, at the Pendleton Manor in Franklin, WV. He was born on July 28, 1944, the son of the late Luther and Mary (Hoover) Baldwin. On September 16, 1965, Vernon married his wife of 59 years, Betty Lou (Boyers) Baldwin, who survives in Brandywine.
Vernon attended Franklin High School and had worked for 35 years before retiring as a Truck Driver for McKee Foods Corp, where he accomplished the 1 million mile award. He loved watching westerns and cutting wood.
In addition to his wife, Mr. Baldwin leaves behind to cherish his memory: a daughter, Dawn Smith of Rawley Springs, VA; 2 sons, Vernon Lee Baldwin of Brandywine, WV, Doug Marsh (Kelly) of Ft. Seybert, WV; 2 sisters, Lora Lea Gordon and Eleanor Simmons, both of Brandywine, WV; and 5 grandchildren, Brendan and Alyssa Baldwin, Harper, Will and Luke Marsh.
Mr. Baldwin's family will receive friends on Thursday, October 5, 2023, 10-11 AM at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin, WV. Funeral services will follow at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel, with Pastor Harold Cullers officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to any Pendleton County Rescue Squad. Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.