Harold Baker

Obituary of Harold Baker

Bedford – Harold W. Baker, 93, of Bedford, died at 2:30 am on Friday, June 08, 2018 at White River Lodge in Bedford.

Born July 29, 1924, in Lawrence Co., he was the son of Dolphus and Maude Lorene (Hackler) Baker. He married Pauline V. Delpha on November 6, 1948 and she survives. They would have celebrated seventy years of marriage this fall. He was an avid gardener and a welder for Kaiser Aluminum/Ravenwood and a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving during WW II on the U.S.S. Mackinac AVP-13. He was a former member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church and a member of American Legion Gillen Post #33, V.F.W. and I.B.E.W.

Survivors include his wife, Pauline, of Bedford; four children, Linda Grider (Stephen), of Springville, Janet Walls (Daniel), Tracy Baker (Sherry), all of Bedford, Michelle Land (Scott), of Mitchell; grandchildren, Kevin Walls, (Chris Chapman), Stephen Grider, Jr. (Tina), James Grider, Danielle Fish (Darin), Bradley Baker, (Kelly), Tim Baker, (Andrea), Aaron Land, (Amy), Amy Smith-Kinser, (Adam); 18 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, and a brother, Gerald Baker.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 pm on Monday, June 11th in the Elmwood Chapel of the Day & Carter Mortuary. Burial will follow in Hilltop Cemetery where military rites will be accorded by members of Gillen Post #33 American Legion. Visitation will be from 10:00 am until the hour of service on Monday, June 11th at the Day & Carter Mortuary. Family and friends may express condolences at www.daycarter.com