Visitation will be today, Jan. 26, 2014, from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Collins-Burke Funeral Home parlor.
Funeral services will be today, Jan. 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Carbon Hill Memorial Gardens. Scott McCullar will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, Joseph Preston Baker Sr; mother, Lillian Seymore Baker; brother, Cecil Baker; and sisters, Christine Goodwin, Luseal Buzbee, Nelda Lee and Maybeth Mullins.
He survived by his wife, Inez Andrews Baker of Carbon Hill; daughters, Janice Sims (Dell) of Eldridge and Phyllis Kelley (Michael); grandchildren, Greg Sims (Julie), Blake Sims, Drew Sims (Ashley), Dallas Kelley and Jenna Kelley; and seven great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dell Sims, Michael Kelley, Greg Sims, Drew Sims, Blake Sims and Dallas Kelley.
Bakers was a member of Carbon Hill Masonic Lodge 494 and the American Legion Pose 101 in Carbon Hill.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571