L. Fred Baker

Bedford – Fred Baker, 73, of Bedford, died at his residence on Friday, January 5, 2018.

Born September 16, 1944, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Charles K. and Eileen (Harvey) Baker. He married LaTonia Jo Sorrells on June 19, 1987, and she survives. He was a member of the Teamsters Union #135, American Motorcycle Association Bedford Boat and Sportsman’s Club and a lifetime member of the NRA.

Survivors include his wife, LaTonia, of Avoca; one daughter, Denise Knott and husband Andy, of St. Louis, MO; one grandchild, Ariadne; 2 step-sons, Kevin Phillips and wife, Andrea, of Heltonville, William Phillips and wife, Janet, of Jeffersonville; two grandsons, Cody and Jesse Phillips, both of Huron; two great-grandsons; one great-granddaughter; three sisters, Katherine Lantz, Carolyn Wellman, and Judith Mason, all of Bedford; two brothers, James Baker, of Mitchell and Billy Don Baker, of Bedford. He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother Charles Baker.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Tuesday, January 9th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary with Jerry Allen officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Kentucky Ridge Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 pm until 8 pm on Monday at Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com.