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Chester Baker
Born: 12/16/1925
Died: 12/11/2003
Visitation: Sunday 12/14/03 after 5:00 p.m. Lakes Funeral Home
Funeral Service: Monday 12/15/03 at 2:00 p.m. Lakes Funeral Home
Interment: Fairview Cemetery in Rockcastle County

Chester Baker age 77 of Flat Gap Rd. Berea died Thursday Dec. 11, 2003 at the VA Medical Center in Lexington, KY. Chester was a farmer, well driller and former factory employee. He was also a world war II US Army veteran. Chester was preceded in death by his parents John Henry and Mary Lee Hamblen Baker. 2 brothers Russell and Johnny George (Jay) Baker and 2 sisters Stella Anglin, and Gladys Matney.


Chester is survived by his significant other Lilly Dobbs of Mt. Vernon. 5 sisters Hazel Blanton of Paint Lick, Edna Mae Lear of Junction City, Lena Rucker of Berea, Lucy Jones of Owensboro, and Margaret Lamb of Berea. Chester is also survived by his special daughter Kathy (Chuck) Feltner, and special grandchildren Charli and Kayla Feltner all of Mt. Vernon.


Funeral services will be Monday Dec. 15, 2003 at 2:00 p.m. at the Lakes Funeral Home, with Rev. Cecil Burns officiating. Burial with military honors will be in the Fairview Cemetery, in Rockcastle County. Pallbearers will be Chuck Feltner, Eddie Lear, Tim Saylor, Randall Thacker, Buram Van Winkle, and Bill Van Winkle. Visitation will be Sunday Dec. 14, 2003 after 5:00 p.m. at the Lakes Funeral Home.