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Ray Neal Baker dies at 85


Graveside services for Ray Neal Baker, 85, were held January 8 at the Baker family cemetery in Millstone.

Born in Neon to the late Carl and Roda Baker, he died January 3.

He was the widower of Joyce Compton Baker, and the father of the late Kyle Baker.

Mr. Baker was retired from General Motors and loved cars and enjoyed doing mechanical work on them.

He enjoyed watching NASCAR races on TV, and was passionate about the card game Rook.

Surviving are his granddaughter, Erin; a great-grandson, Landon; a great-granddaughter, Alana; a brother, Sam Ed; and a sister, Anna Faye.

Carty Funeral Home of Neon had charge of the arrangements.

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