Mr. Charles William Baker, age 92 of the Pennville Community, Summervile, passed away Friday, January 6, 2023 in a Chattanooga Hospital.
Mr. Baker was born in Summerville, Georgia on August 17, 1930, son of the late Russell Isaac Baker and Grace Helen Reynolds Baker. He was a member of the Mountain View Baptist Church and was retired from the Dye House at Riegel/Mt. Vernon Mills. Mr. Baker had also been employed with the Volunteer Army Ammunition Plant in Chattanooga prior to his employment with Riegel. He enjoyed tinkering with lawnmowers and small engines, woodworking and doing handyman work. In addition to his parents, Mr. Baker was preceded in death by a grandson, Marcus Baker and a brother, Isaac R. Baker.
Mr. Baker is survived by his wife, Maxine Baker; daughters and sons-in-law, Carol and Terry Meek and Sherry and Mark Cothran; son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Sandra Baker; grandchildren, Christy and Scott McDade, Casey and Cassie Meek, April and Matt Welch and Marly and Robby Proctor; great grandchildren, Madeline Welch, Abigail Welch, Gracie McDade, Dally Meek, Laney Meek and Bentley Proctor; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. Baker will be held Monday, January 9, 2023 at 2:00 P.M. in the Chapel of the Coffman Funeral Home with Pastor Kevin Norton and Rev. Jimmy Tanner officiating. Interment will follow in the Green Hills Memory Gardens.
Pallbearers will include Casey Meek, Scott McDade, Robby Proctor, Eugene Cordell, Rusty Franklin and Robert Williams. Honorary Pallbearers will be Dot Shankles, Deb Williams and the congregation of the Mountain View Baptist Church.
Mr. Baker will be in state at the Coffman Funeral Home and the family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 1:00 P.M. until the funeral hour.
The family respectfully asks that no flowers be sent, however, those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Mountain View Baptist Church, 1170 Mountain View Road, Trion, GA 30753, or to Chattanooga Hospice, 2030 Hamilton Place Blvd, Suite 220, Chattanooga, TN 37421. They also wish to thank the Staff of The Rosewood at Ft. Oglethorpe for the kindness and care they showed their family.
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