A graveside service for Henry Grady Baker, age 80, will be at 2:00 PM Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum, with Rev. Carrell E. Still officiating. Visitation with the family Tuesday evening 5:00 to 6:30 PM at Anderson-Burris Funeral Home.
Henry was born to W.C. and Cora May (Moore) Baker on March 28, 1932, in San Angelo, Texas, and died Sunday, March 17, 2013, in Enid.
Henry grew up in San Angelo, before moving to Enid his Junior year. He then graduated from Enid High with the class of 1949. Henry served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his honorable discharge, he married Mary Ellen Nelson in Enid, where they made their home. Henry worked at Speed Star for thirty-five years. He was Cubmaster of Cub Scout Pack 18 at Monroe School, and Scoutmaster at Troop 19 at Willow Road Christian Church. Henry was a member of Willow Road Christian church. He was a member of 189th Field Artillery Veterans’ Association and enjoyed those reunions. Henry also enjoyed woodworking.
Henry is survived by his wife Mary of the home; son William “Bill” and Teresa Baker of Goltry; six grandchildren; and eleven great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death were his parents, sister, and daughter Mary Beth Adamson.
Memorials may be made to O.M.R.F. – Cancer Division.