US Navy

David Daniel Baker

October 8, 1945 ~ May 7, 2020 (age 74)


David Daniel Baker, 74, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020. Born in Bladen County on October 8, 1945; David Baker was raised in Elizabethtown, NC. David served his country in the US Navy before residing in Chicago, IL and Richmond, VA where he raised his family as a loving father, loyal husband and hardworking American. David retired and spent his final years in Elizabethtown NC surrounded by family and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents: David and Janie Baker; wife, Theresa Baker and brother, Robert Baker.

David leaves behind three sons: John Matthews, Joey Matthews, and Jason Matthews, all of Richmond, Virginia; daughter, Brandy Baker of Richmond, Virginia; brother, Terry Baker of Elizabethtown; two sisters: Ruby Hairr of Harrells, Kay Strickland of Elizabethtown and three grandchildren.

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