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Obituary for Jack Baker

Jack Baker

Jack Baker, 101, of Olive Hill, KY, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021, at the Veterans Hospital in Huntington, WV. He was born November 15, 1919, in Carter County a son of the late Thomas and Nora Wicker Baker.
In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife, Dora Bailey Baker; a son, James Ray Baker: a daughter Greta Sue Baker, and nine brothers and sisters.
Jack was a carpenter with Ruth Brothers Construction, a member El Hasa Shrine and a fifty-year member of the Olive Hill Masonic Lodge. Jack proudly served his country in the United States Army during WWII, his unit was involved in the D-Day invasion. He was awarded five bronze stars for his service. Most recently in, 2017, he was awarded the French Legion of Honor.
He is survived by a daughter, Patricia Collins of West Jefferson, OH; a sister, Betty Jonas of Florida; a grandson, Ryan (Natalia) Collins of Williamsburg, VA; four great-grandchildren, Isidora, Seraphinna, Macy, and Ivan

Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 12, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home in Grayson, Travis Duncan, minister. Burial will follow with military honors at the Biggs Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be Tuesday, May 11, 2021, 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Sparks Funeral Home.

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