Whitesburg KY

Charles Ted Baker is buried at Neon

Charles Ted Baker died May 31 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital. He was 67 years old.

Born in Letcher County, he was a son of the late Charlie and Gracie Short Baker. He was the father of the late Jeffrey Lynn Baker, and the great-grandfather of the late Eric Hammonds.

He was married to the late Mary Katherine Baker and later married the late Meldia Slone Baker. he was a member of the Neon Pentecostal Church and had worked for the Kentucky Division of Forestry for 19 years and as a school bus driver for the Jenkins Head Start.

Surviving are two sons, Charles Michael Baker and wife Kimberly, Whitesburg, and John Dewayne Baker, Neon; a daughter, Geneva Ann Sandlin and husband Charlie, Mallie; a brother, Douglas Baker, Whitesburg; two sisters, Bonnie Thomas, Pippa Passes, and Anna Johnson, Neon; 11 grandchildren, April Hammonds, Crissy Slone, Kimberly Hogg, Jeremy Wright, Cory Baker, Bobbie Baker, Jonnie Baker, Adriene Baker, John Dewayne Baker II, Megan Baker, and Dalton Bailey; and a great-granddaughter, Alissa Brianne Hogg.

Funeral services were held June 2 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in the Neon Community Cemetery.

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