Pallbearers carry the casket of former NASCAR driver and television commentator Buddy Baker from Avondale Presbyterian Church in Charlotte Tuesday afternoon. Baker died Aug. 10 from inoperable lung cancer. Among the pallbearers were NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman, right, looking toward flowers, and former Charlotte Observer motorsports writer Tom Higgins, second from left. At top right is former NASCAR driver Bobby Allison.
Pallbearers carry the casket of former NASCAR driver and television commentator Buddy Baker from Avondale Presbyterian Church in Charlotte Tuesday afternoon. Baker died Aug. 10 from inoperable lung cancer. Among the pallbearers were NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman, right, looking toward flowers, and former Charlotte Observer motorsports writer Tom Higgins, second from left. At top right is former NASCAR driver Bobby Allison. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Pallbearers carry the casket of former NASCAR driver and television commentator Buddy Baker from Avondale Presbyterian Church in Charlotte Tuesday afternoon. Baker died Aug. 10 from inoperable lung cancer. Among the pallbearers were NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Ryan Newman, right, looking toward flowers, and former Charlotte Observer motorsports writer Tom Higgins, second from left. At top right is former NASCAR driver Bobby Allison. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Friends, family say farewell to former NASCAR star Buddy Baker

August 18, 2015 06:30 PM

UPDATED August 18, 2015 08:56 PM

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