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Obituary: Roger Leon Baker, 44, Green Co., KY

He was a member of the Auburndale Pentecostal Church in Florida and of the Sons of the American Legion. Mr. Baker was a self-employed construction worker, mechanic, and farmer

Mr. Roger Leon Baker, 44, of the Whitewood Community of Green Co., KY, died Sunday, February 14, 2010, at his home.

The funeral services for Mr. Roger Leon Baker will be conducted at 10amCT, Thursday, February 18, 2010 at the Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 South Main ST, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Greensburg Cemetery. Bro. Ray Judd and Bro. Jim Durham will be officiating. Visitation will be from 5-9pmCT, Wednesday, February 17, 2010, and after 7amCT, Thursday, until of the service, at the funeral home.

Pallbearers are Roger Baker, Jr., Jordan Mitchell, Richard Musselwhite, Shawn Newman, Randy Gentry, Bobby Veatch, Kyle Riddle , and Billy Smith.

Mr. Roger Leon Baker, Green Co., KY (1965-2010)

Mr. Roger Leon Baker of the Whitewood Community of Green Co, KY, son of Martha Irene Lucas Baker of Georgia and the late Martin C. Baker, was born on July 1, 1965 in Columbus, Bartholomew Co, IN and departed this life on Sunday, February 14, 2010 at his home in Whitewood, Green Co., KY. He was 44 years, seven months and 13 days of age.He had made a profession of faith in Christ and was a member of the Auburndale Pentecostal Church in Florida. He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion, and was a self-employed construction worker, mechanic and farmer.

He united in marriage to Sharon Giles, who survives, on November 12, 2002.He is also survived by the following;
  • Two sons: Roger Baker, Jr. of Campbellsville, KY; and Kyle Riddle and his wife Natalie of Columbia, KY

  • One daughter: Jeannie Mitchell of Campbellsville, KY

  • One grandchild: Taylan Mitchell of Campbellsville, KY

  • Seven brothers and sisters: Martin Dean Baker of Campbellsville, KY; Larry Gene Baker of Greensburg, KY; Sharon Bledsoe, Linda Collins, and Gloria Weeks all of Georgia; Kathy Blankenship of Ohio and Sheila Musselwhite of Florida

  • And a host of other relatives and friends.
Mr. Baker was also preceded in death by a sister: Bonnie Smith on October 24, 2009.

The family has asked that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the family burial fund, which can be made at the funeral home.

The Cowherd and Parrot Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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