Sunday, April 26, 2015

OBIT: Pearl Edward Baker

Pearl Edward Baker. Provided
Pearl Edward Baker , 71 of  Silver Grove  and  Navarre,  Florida, passed away on Wednesday April  15, 2015 at the University of Alabama Hospital in  Birmingham, AL. He was born on March 7, 1944 in Combs, KY  to his parents Pearl and Nettie Baker, he spent his childhood growing up in Silver Grove.

He graduated from Silver Grove High School, and was college graduate from Brewton Parker & Troy State University and a Post Graduate of Auburn University. He served in the United States Navy for 2 deployments during Vietnam.  He worked as a Regional Director for  Solvay Pharmaceutical. Pearl was an avid fisherman, he loved to golf, never missed a UK Basketball game, and was their biggest fan, Pearl loved to read and watch old Western movies.  Besides being preceded in death by his parents Pearl & Nettie Baker, he was also preceded by his niece Elizabeth Pearl Steidel.

He is survived by his son; Jason (Pat) Baker, a grandson; William "Webb" Baker,  sister; Louise Baker  (Stan) Steidel, and nieces and nephews; Melanie (Steve) Pelle, Jennifer ( Joey) Jones, Paige, Steven, Jordyn and Addyson.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday April 28, 2015 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church 7 Court Place, Newport, KY 41071. Services will begin at 6:30pm.  Memorial Donations are suggested to  Silver Grove Independent Schools ~ Athletic Fund , P.O. Box 400 , 101 W. 3rd Street , Silver Grove , KY 41085.  Cooper Funeral Home is serving the Family.

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