Charlie William Baker, age 95, went to meet his beloved Lord and Savior on Friday, September 12, 2014. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm on Sunday, September 14, 2014 at Macedonia Baptist Church, Holly Springs, NC with interment to follow in the church cemetery.
He retired from Wickes Corp., Raleigh, followed by an additional thirty year employment career with Pullen Park, Raleigh, ending at age 92. "Mr. Charlie", as he was affectionately known, was a faithful member of Macedonia Baptist essentially all of his adult life and dearly loved his church family, young and old alike. He loved the Lord Jesus Christ and was never ashamed or afraid to witness to anyone he met.
He is predeceased by his wife, Blannie Wood Baker, and survived by his children, Stoney and wife Becky, and Cecil and wife Donna of Holly springs, Henry and wife Diane of Fuquay-Varina, Louie and wife Diane of Willow Spring, Terry and wife Melanie of Timberlake, and Ruth Foster and husband John of Raleigh; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of the church immediately following the funeral service.
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In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to either Transitions Life Care, 250 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607, or to Macedonia Baptist Church, NC 24, Holly Springs, NC 27540.
Praise ye the Lord. Blessed is the man that feareth the LORD, that delighteth greatly in His commandments. -Psalm 112:1 KJV