OBITUARY: Dakota ‘Pork Chop’ Baldwin


Mr. Dakota ‘Pork Chop’ Baldwin, age 23 of Murfreesboro, Tennessee passed away on Wednesday, March 16, 2022.

Dakota was skilled in many fields, most recently working for a granite shop. He was a loving son, brother, uncle, and cousin, and a friend to anyone he met. He had a huge heart and a sense of humor that would light up any room he entered. He was always the first person to offer to help a friend in need and will be missed by many.

He is preceded in death by his grandfather, Harold Wigtion; grandmother, Barbara Atkins; and uncle, Darren Baldwin.

Dakota is survived by his parents, Carsey Baldwin (Lindsey) and Cindy Tuttle (Jeff); siblings, Rachel Patterson, Samantha Baldwin, Slate Baldwin, Josh Byram, Timmy Byram, Tiffany Byram, and William Irons; grandfather, Carsie Baldwin; grandmother, Gladys Wigtion; niece, Raeleigh Patterson; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, March 22, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM with funeral service beginning at 6:00 PM. Slate Baldwin, Willian Irons, Lucas Newman, Hunter Sloan, Skylar Strong, Cale Alexander, Zach Kilburn, Drew McDaniels, Craig Riley, Brandon Riley, Jeff Williams, Michael Short, Donovan Dunkerson, Joseph Warner, and many other friends will serve as honorary pallbearers.


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