Kendrika LaMichael Baldwin “Drik” was born in Lumberton North Carolina at Southeastern Regional Medical Center on March 16, 1984. He was 36 years old when he was called home. He resided in Red Springs, N.C. with his wife, Billie and son. Kendrika transitiooned to his new home on December 20, 2020.
Kendrika lived a legacy and had a special calling on his life. He could brighten up the room with his charm and personality. Throughout the years Drik participated in sports and was well known for his outstanding performance in football, basketball, baseball and track. He was very popular at Lumberton High School and a scholar athlete due to his excellent academic achievements. He excelled on and off the field and graduated with the class of 2002. He was an Entrepreneur and had a thing for numbers. His friends often joked of him being a card shark.
Kendrika, enjoyed the role of father and husband; he was dedicated to his family and was an outstanding provider. He and his wife shared over a decade of companionship then united in marriage in 2017. He was a role-model to many and encouraged everyone to love. He was a devoted husband, son, brother and friend.
Drik was preceded in death by his loving grandmother, Mrs. Janel Baldwin Elmore.
He leaves behind his cherished wife Billie Ann Baldwin of Red Springs, his mother Carlettia Ann Christian and fathers John Charles (Nancy) Christian and Michael (Metrial) Sealey of Fairmont, NC. A father-in-law; Billie Ray Jacobs and Mother-in-law, Mary Jacobs. Kendrika and Billie shared 6 children; Saniya Baldwin, Keniah Baldwin, KarDrik Baldwin, Harley Jacobs, Isaac Whitted and Landon Jacobs and a precious grandson Jaxon Whitted. He also leaves a grandfather Russell Lee Thompson (Pearl) of Greensboro, NC and his grandmother; Elizabeth Sealey of NY. He also leaves 2 sisters Vildina Baldwin (Ke’Londre Baldwin) Charita Christian (Ja’mez Gaddy), 2 brothers Hason Floyd, Angelo Moody and Bonded Brother Anthony Hill. Also his close aunt’s Danielle Elmore (Mahogany, Malachi, Majesty) and Michelle Sealey. His uncle's Narome Baldwin (Jasarah and Alleigha) and Venable (Jessica) Baldwin . A special cousin JoeNathan Baldwin and a host of relatives and friends.
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