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Paul Dean Baker

Posted on January 13, 2021


Paul Dean Baker

Paul Dean Baker

Oct. 18, 1933 — Jan. 7, 2021

CREEDMOOR — Paul Dean Baker, 87, passed away Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021, at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

He was born Oct. 18, 1933, in Lono, Arkansas, to the late James Louis Baker and Eva Eason Baker. Paul was a member of Creedmoor United Methodist Church. He retired from the U.S. Air Force as Senior Master Sergeant. Paul had another long career as a golf superintendent at N.C. State University Faculty Club and South Granville Country Club. He finished his long working career at Southern States in Creedmoor.

He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of 61 years, Charlotte Baker of the home; two sons, Dusty Baker of Raleigh and David Baker (Gina) of Houston, Texas; a daughter, Darlene Baker of Chapel Hill; a brother, James Glendon Baker of Illinois; four grandchildren, Miranda Baker, Molly Baker, James Baker and Luke Baker; sister-in-law, Angie Baker of Illinois; and special nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his brothers Kermit and Bill Baker.

A private graveside service with Military Honors will be held at Carolina Memorial Gardens.

A public viewing was held 2-4 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, at Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Creedmoor United Methodist Church, 214 Park Ave., Creedmoor, NC 27522.

Eakes Funeral Home will be following social distancing guidelines and ask that all in attendance to wear a mask or appropriate face covering.

Online condolences can be made to Select obits. Eakes Funeral Home in Creedmoor is assisting the Baker Family.

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