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Mr. Robert Baker
Born: 1922-12-18
Died: 2003-10-29
Visitation: 6-9 PM Saturday, Nov. 1 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Funeral Service: 2 PM Sunday, Nov. 2 at Dowell & Martin Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Briar Field Cemetery

Mr. Robert Lee Baker, age 80 of Orlando, died Wednesday, Oct. 29 at the VA Hospital in Lexington. He was born in Rockcastle County on Dec. 18, 1922 the son of George W. and Sylvia Hensley Baker. He was an engineer at the Bluegrass Army Depot for 30 years and was a World War II Army veteran. He was of the Baptist Faith.

He is survived by his wife, Bettie Baker of Orlando; three sons; three daughters; four brothers; one sister; 16 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren. Also surviving is a special aunt, Ethel Baker. He was preceded in death by his parents; a stepmother; four brothers; and one sister.