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James (Jim) Hyrum Baldwin1931 ~ 2013Our hero, James (Jim) Hyrum Baldwin, 81, returned to his Heavenly Father on August 7, 2013. He always bravely beat the odds, but lost this final battle.Dad was born on August 11, 1931 in Beaver, Utah to Bartlett and Christina Paxton Baldwin. He was the youngest of 12 children. He grew up learning the value of hard work and sacrifice. He attended school in Beaver, where he graduated in 1949. He joined the US Marine Corps. serving 8 years including 2 tours of duty in Korea. When honorably discharged, he had attained the rank of Lance Corporal. Dad started working for Mountain Bell which brought him to Salt Lake, where he met and married the love of his life, Carolyn Rasmussen. They were married on May 4, 1956 in the Salt Lake Temple. He worked for Mountain Bell for 30 years and retired in 1985. He was known for his work ethic and fierce integrity.After mom's death in 1993, he married Donna Wilkes, who died in 2005.Dad was a dedicated family man, always putting his family first. He shared his love of the outdoors with his family and many happy times were spent on Beaver Mountain. He could build or fix anything. He spent many happy hours in his shop. Preceded in death by: parents, wife Carolyn, wife Donna, sisters, Flossy, Ethel, LaRue, Dora, Gladys, Lois, Ida, Betty, Shirley; brothers, Bart and Bob.Survived by: son, Clair (Carolyn); daughter, Janie (John); grandchildren: Ben (Jenny), John (Amy), Brett (Anna), Melissa (Kyle), Stephanie (Kyle) and Kylee Jane; 4 great grandsons, and 1 on the way, step-children, Gloria, Jay (Penny), Lannie (Tanna), Tim (Quyhn), their families and his "Little Dog" MuShu.Funeral services will be held Monday, Aug. 12 at 11:30 a.m. at the Mountain View 10th Ward, 2901 West 9000 South. There will be a viewing Sunday 6-8 p.m. at Goff Mortuary, 8090 So. State, and again Monday at the church from 10-11:15 a.m. Interment, Larkin Sunset Gardens.A special thanks to the team at the IMC Neuroscience Critical Care Unit and Caresource. Your kindness during this difficult time will not be forgotten. www.goffmortuary.com