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William J. BakerPassing: June 6, 2018


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Monday, June 11th @ 11:00am


Chastain Funeral Home

Sunday, June 10th @ 3:00 - 6:00 pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Monday, June 11th

MITCHELL – William J. Baker, 92, passed away Wednesday, June 6, 2018, at St. Vincent Dunn Hospital in Bedford.

Born September 19, 1925, in Orange County, he was the son of Farrel Everett and Fannie (Gallion) Baker.  He married Kathryn C. Hall September 8, 1944, and she preceded him in death September 16, 2013.

William retired from General Motors and was a farmer.  He was a member of the 39th Street Christian Church.

William was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II.

Willa Kay Howard of Mitchell
Sheila Sue Baker of Mitchell
Cheryl Lynn Baker of Heltonville

His parents; wife; and sisters, Bertie Brown, and Uretta Wade, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, June 11, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Bruce Becker and Mike Hawkins officiating.  Burial will be Mitchell Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107.

Friends may call from 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Sunday and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

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  1. Guest: rob mcneely | mitchell in
    Date: June 10, 2018
    sorry for your loss. I worked with bill