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Wayne Baker

March 9, 1945 — April 23, 2015

Wayne Baker, 70 of Harlan, KY passed away Thursday at the UK Good Samaritan Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky.  Wayne was retired from the A & P Grocery Store as head stocker and was manager at  Save-A-Lot for five years and worked as a dispatcher with the Harlan City Police Department.  He was son of the late John and Elsie Baker.  He was a lifelong resident of Harlan and a member of the Harlan-Sunshine Church of God.  Wayne proudly served his country in the Army in Korea.

Survivors include his wife of 46 full years, Mary Baker; son, DW (Christy) Baker of Lexington; grandchildren, Caleb Wayne and Braxton Lee.  Also surviving are brother, John (Jackie Howard) Baker of Lexington; sister, Helen Moore of Harlan; and brother-in-law, Jessie Wallace of Longwood, FL.  Several special nieces and nephews, other relatives and a very special friend Dana Church of Apopka, FL will also mourn his passing.

Visitation will be Sunday, April 26, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the Harlan-Sunshine Church of God.

Funeral Services will be Monday, April 27, 2015 at 11:00 AM at the Harlan-Sunshine Church of God with the Rev. Nick Noe officiating.  Seth Carmical will provide music.

Interment will follow the funeral in the Resthaven Cemetery at Keith, KY.  James Billings, Hollace Wilson, Tony Noe, and members of the Harlan City Police Department will serve as Pallbearers.  Harlan County Sheriff’s Department Roger Edward Bowling and Roger Allen Bowling will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Members of the Harlan Honor Guard will provide military rites.

Anderson-Laws and Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Wayne Baker.  Condolences may be left at

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