BIG PRAIRIE — Tony Dale Baldridge, 67, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019, in Waldron, AR.
He was born Sept. 5, 1952, in Ashland to the late Claude Clayton and Ida (Forest) Baldridge. He was a retired log truck driver, a skilled dozer operator, and he enjoyed doing work around the house. He loved gospel singing and traveling the United States.
He is survived by his wife, Rosie (Oliver) Baldridge of Big Prairie; four sons, Eric (Angel) Baldridge of Big Prairie, Shawn (Tricia) Baldridge of Howard, Ryan Baldridge of Cavallo, and Travis Baldridge of Mount Vernon; nine grandchildren, Brayden, Conway, Janie, Joshua, Emily, Wyatt, Stephen, Lindsey, and Elijah Baldridge; several great-grandchildren; five sisters, Hazel Coleman of Wooster, Norma (Keith) Hammons of Danville, Shirley (Dan) Slone of Danville, Sharon Eikleberry of Apple Valley, and Kathy (George) Williams of Loudonville; a brother, Marvin (Jean) Baldridge of Bealsville; a half-brother, Dave Buckland of Canton; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Chris Goudy; three brothers, Dal “Duke” Baldridge, Harlan Baldridge, and Junior Baldridge; and a sister, Elsie Baldridge.
A private burial will take place at Wesley Chapel Cemetery. The Fischer Funeral Home in Danville is assisting the family. Visit www.fischerfuneralhome.com