Baldwin, Roger Allen Kalamazoo Roger Allen Baldwin, 52, of Kalamazoo, died at his residence on the morning of Friday, December 16, 2016. He was born February 9, 1964 in Warren, Ohio, a son of George and Judy Baldwin. Roger graduated from Niles McKinley High School in 1986 where he played football and basketball. A summer internship with the Ohio Department of Transportation led Mr. Baldwin to pursue a Civil Engineering degree. He joined ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) and served as president of Sigma Chi fraternity at Youngstown State University, where he put himself through college. He provided seven years of service in the US Army Reserves, finishing with the rank of Field Artillery Captain. Mr. Baldwin considered himself very fortunate to work in the specialized field of geotechnical construction throughout his entire career. He began at Lang Tendons Inc. (now at DSI), followed by Hydro Group (now Layne Geo), Shaft Drilling International (SDI), and lastly, Nicholson Construction Company, where he spent the majority of his career. He was involved with and worked on many high profile dams, tunnels, bridges and structures throughout the country. Having previously traveled to southwest Michigan, Roger handpicked the Kalamazoo area and moved his family here in 2004 to open a Midwest office for Nicholson Construction. Roger took great pride in his family and in providing for them. He enjoyed watching his childrens' sporting events, rooting for the Pittsburgh Steelers and Ohio State Buckeyes, and spending time with his family. He is survived by his wife, Suzann Baldwin, whom he married 11/25/88; three sons, Aidan (Indianapolis), Gowan and Heath (Kalamazoo), and a daughter, Hope (Kalamazoo). Family in the Warren, Ohio area include his mother, Judy Huey; sister, Rhonda Amorganos, brother, Russell Baldwin; and a dear aunt, Carrie Gifford. Roger also leaves to cherish his memory his aunt, Dianne Lucero (Phoenix, AZ) and his aunt, Peggy Martin (Orlando, FL). Calling hours will be held Monday, December 19th from 4:00- 8:00 at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Westside Chapel, 3926 S. 9th St., Kalamazoo, MI 49009. The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, December 20th at 2:00 PM at St. Thomas More Catholic Student Parish, 421 Monroe St., Kalamazoo, MI 49006, officiated by Rev. Fr. James Adams. Cremation will follow after the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Hospice Care of Southwest Michigan, American Cancer Society or Hackett Catholic Prep High School Boosters. Please visit Roger's personalized web page at www.langelands.com to sign the online guest book or leave a message of condolence for the family.