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B. Donald BakerBarry Donald Baker, 72, passed away peacefully in his home, surrounded by family, on Sunday, April 27.
He was born in Rockcastle County, Kentucky on October 4, 1941 to Lewis and Bessie Clark Baker. He worked most of his life as a casket welder and carpenter. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. In his younger days, he liked to hunt and always enjoyed spending time walking in the woods.
Donald will be missed by his wife, the former Judith Hill; daughters, Alice Sullivan and Tricia Burns & her husband, Ray; grandchildren, Daniel Sullivan, Darren Sullivan, Darrick Sullivan, Veronica Conner and Ronnie Conner; great-grandchildren, Blake, Tyler, Abigail, Dominic and Elizabeth; sisters, Pearl Howard, Sarah Cox and Mandy Smith; and several nieces & nephews.
Donald was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters and two brothers.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, in the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Willow Grove Cemetery.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 29, and 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to the Reid Foundation for Hospice Care or the Reid Cancer Center, 1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond, IN 47374
Trisha, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your father. We will be praying for you during this time of loss. I know it isn't easy to loose your father.
Angela (Brown) Campbell Apr 30 2014 12:00 AM
Dearest Judy and Family,
Our deepest sympathies to all of you. May God's tender love and care surround you with comfort and peace at this difficult time.
Dot and Family
The Sanders Family Apr 29 2014 12:00 AM
We were so sad to hear that Don has lost his long and hard fought battle. Always a pleasure to be around, he will be missed. We all had such good times at our Hill/Sanders reunions. Memories are precious!
No more pain, he is with God in heaven!!
Brad, Jill, Nathan and Katie
Brad and Jill Apr 29 2014 12:00 AM
Judy, So sorry to hear about Don. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of your loss!
Brenda Jefferies-Shewman and Randy Shewman
Brenda Jefferies-Shewman Apr 29 2014 12:00 AM
GARDEN PATH was sent by Linda Uphaus.
With our deepest sympathy and love, The Rawlings & Uphaus Families
Linda Uphaus Apr 28 2014 12:00 AM
Judy, Alice, Trisha, and all family, we are so sorry for your loss.
Uncle Donald will missed more than you know. You're in our thoughts and prayers. I know this will be a difficult time for you and I hope God lifts your hearts and spirits through this time.
Virgil and Earline Young Apr 28 2014 12:00 AM