Ervin Criss Baldwin, 72, a lifelong Fallon resident, and member of the Fallon Paiute Shoshone Tribe passed away on Saturday, April 10, 2021, at his home with his family by his side.
Ervin was born September 11, 1948, in Reno, Nevada to Lavinos “Charlie” and Tillie Baldwin. Ervin went to Churchill County High School where he played baseball and graduated in 1968. After high school, Ervin was drafted into the U.S. Army and served two years. He worked at Kennametal for 25 plus years and retired from Kennametal to do what he loved which was ranching and farming. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, and going to turkey shoots. Ervin was a loving husband, father, brother, uncle, and friend.
Ervin is preceded in death by his parents Lavinos “Charlie” and Tillie Baldwin; Brothers Leland Baldwin, Ernie Baldwin, Kevin Baldwin, and Sister Mary Brady. Ervin is survived by his wife of 41 years Joanne Jim-Baldwin of Fallon, daughters Christina Ray Baldwin (son-in-law Lelen Howard), and Felecia Ray Baldwin all of Fallon. Brothers Stanley (Marie) Baldwin, Robert (Gayle) Baldwin, Anthony(Elaine) Baldwin all of Fallon, Geoffrey (Marie) Baldwin of Grants Pass, Ore.; sisters Lavina Kellerer of Sun Valley, Nev., Rebecca (Pete) Schumpert of Prosperity, S.C., Ramona (Robert) O’Daye of Reno, Nev.; nephews and nieces, Pete, Alisha, Cindy, Teola, Kevin Jr., Kari, Joleen, Jody, Preston, Shawn, Jessica, Andrew, Alexandria, Heather, and Tara; numerous aunts, uncles, great-nieces, and nephews.
Burial will follow at the Fallon cemetery with military honors. Viewing and Services to be held at Smith Family Funeral Home, Fallon, NV. Viewing to be held April 16, 2021, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Funeral Services to be held April 17, 2021, at 11:00 am.