Baldridge, James Allen age 83, of Fairfield, Ohio passed away on Sunday, August 6, 2017. He was born in Muncie, Indiana on September 6, 1933 to George and Margaret Baldridge (nee Collins). James was a United States Army veteran, who served during the Korean War from 1952-1955. He married Gloria Lambert on June 6, 1960 and she preceded him in death in 2011.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Gloria Baldridge (nee Lambert); his son, Ronald Ammon; his sister, Joan; his brother, Gene; his sister, Kathryn; his brother, Kenneth. James is survived by his sons, Donald (Shelley) Ammon and Jeffery (Pam)Baldridge; his daughter, Jama (Howard) Basinger; his six grandchildren, Robbin (Kim) Ammon, Sherri (Arty) Weems, James (Louise) Ammon, Kenneth (Nicki) Ammon, Joey Baldridge and Kyle Basinger; his nine great-grandchildren; his three great-great grandchildren; and a host of other family members and friends.
In loving memory of James, contributions may be directed to, Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS. 66675. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 11am until the time of service at 1pm, at Newcomer Funeral Home - West Side Chapel, 3300 Parkcrest Lane, Cincinnati, Ohio 45211. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
A celebration of life will be held at his daughter's home, following the graveside service at Oak Hill Cemetery.
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