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1933 Cecil 2022

Cecil Baker

September 29, 1933 — October 8, 2022

Mr. Cecil Baker, age 89, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

Mr. Baker was born in Golden Pond, Kentucky on September 29, 1933, to the late Marion Baker and Bessie (Jones) Baker. He retired from Tappan Co. and was a farmer. Mr. Baker was a Navy Veteran of the Korean War. In addition, he was a member of the Emmanuel Baptist Church where he served as Deacon and Treasurer and was an avid University of Kentucky Basketball Fan.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Bobbie Watson Baker; one son, Steve Baker, one daughter, Sheila Pritchett; one daughter-in-law, Deborah Moore; one brother, John Baker; as well as one sister, Pearl Smith.

Survivors include his wife, Janice Baker of Murray, Kentucky; one daughter, Julie Baker Stone and husband Tim of Murray, Kentucky; one son, Shane Moore of Murray, Kentucky; three sisters, Bertha Beane of Murray, Kentucky, Rachel Jackson of Almo, Kentucky, and Dollie "Dot" Clark of Texas; one brother, Joe Baker of Murray, Kentucky; six grandchildren, Raegan Powell and husband Jake, Mallory Stone, Cecile White and husband Coleman, Allen Moore, Billie Pritchett, and Jesse Pritchett; as well as one great-grandchild, Emma Moore.

A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Saturday, October 15, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Dr. Paul McWherter and Bro. Brett Miles officiating. Burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery with full military rites. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, October 14, 2022, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Foundation for the Enduring Hope Cancer Center, Attn: Lisa Shoemaker, 803 Poplar Street, Murray, Kentucky 42071.

Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com
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Friday, October 14, 2022

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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Funeral Service

Saturday, October 15, 2022

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The J.H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S 3rd St, Murray, KY 42071

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