Barry J. Baldwin 1975-2020

YOUNGSTOWN — A homegoing celebration in honor of Mr. Barry J. Baldwin, 45, will be 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 18, 2020, at New Bethel Baptist Church in Youngstown. Mr. Baldwin departed his life peacefully Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in Orlando Fla.

Mr. Baldwin, affectionately known as “Jake,” “Barry B,” or “Jakey Boy,” was born Saturday, May 3, 1975, to the proud parents of Priscilla Baldwin and Barry Moody

Barry was a proud 1993 graduate of Chaney High School, where he played football for the Chaney Cowboys. Upon graduation he was hired at General Motors and worked there for a number of years. Barry was a self-employed promoter and producer of Barry B Productions, which was the first to bring entertainment for high school students to the Youngstown, Warren and the Indianapolis area.

He loved sports and he loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a devoted son, father, brother and friend who will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him.

He leaves to cherish beloved memories of him, his beautiful daughter, Anna Marie Baldwin of Youngstown; his beautiful granddaughter, Khristina Rae Marie Bonner; his loving parents, Priscilla Baldwin Colbert and Barry (Karen) Moody; his grandfather, Thomas Baldwin Sr.; his beautiful sister, Juawana Colbert Williams (Bryan) of Tampa, Fla.; his caring brothers, Korey and Maurice Moody of Youngstown; a very close nephew, Danny Colbert Sims; his special aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and a host of family and friends; his godmother, Tonya Adams; a host of special friends; and former NFL Indianapolis Colts player, Edgerrin James and his mother, Julie James.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Priscilla Baldwin and Stella and Roy Moody.

The family will receive friends 10 to 11 a.m. Friday at the church.

Interment will be in Tod Homestead Cemetery.

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