Lunda Jackson "Jack" Baker Jr. (1927-2009)
Lunda Jackson "Jack" Baker Jr., age 82, of Ashland, Ky., died Sunday, Oct. 25, 2009, in King's Daughters Medical Center in Ashland.
He was born Jan. 9, 1927, in Ashland, a son of the late Lunda Jackson Baker Sr. and Nellie Saunders Baker.
He retired from Armco Steel Co. as a machinist with more than 40 years of service. He was a WWII U.S. Navy veteran and a member of the Wildwood First Church of God.
Surviving are his wife of 63 years, Ruth Hollan Baker of Ashland; two sons, Garry Jackson Baker and his wife, Missi of Russell, Ky., and Tim L. Baker and his wife, Patti of Ashland; a brother, Ronald Lee Baker and his wife, Mary of Lexington, Ky.; six grandchildren, Matthew Jackson Baker, Alisa Baker (Chris) Warren, Angie Baker (Matt) Costa, Amy Elizabeth Baker, Ashley Ann Baker and Austin Duane Baker; and four great-grandchildren, Grayden Jackson Baker, Andrew Costa, Tyler Costa and Daniel Costa.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Steen Funeral Home-Central Avenue Chapel in Ashland by the Rev. Steve Harris and the Rev. Greg Pennington. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland with military rites by American Legion Post 93 of Kenova.
Friends may call from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.steenfuneralhomes.com.