A service to honor the life of Mr. C.D. Baker will be 2 pm Monday July 29, 2013 at The Black Lake Full Gospel Church with Bro. Dan Chance officiating. Interment will follow at Bethany Cumberland Cemetery in Fair View Alpha. The family will receive friends from 5 pm until 8 pm on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at Blanchard St. Denis Funeral Home and again on Monday from 11 am until service time at the church.
Mr. Baker, 94 years of age, passed away Friday, July 26, 2013. He was born February 9, 1919 in Hall Summit, LA to Malcolm and Ada (Smith) Baker. His love for the outdoors was only surpassed by his love of his family.
Those left to cherish his memory include his children, Karen Brown and her husband Jerry of Campti, Louise Bond of Monroe and Terry Hamous and his wife Beryl of Bossier City; grandchildren, Paul McBride Bubba McBride, Tammy McCroy, Debbie Trevino, Brad Bond, April Taylor, Justin Alexander, J.J. Alexander, Bridget Brockhaus, Jenny Brown, Kim Williamson, Dewayne Baker, Galen Baker; he was blessed with 25 great grandchildren and 20 great-great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his wife Clara V. Baker; sons, Ernest Ray Baker and Charles Dewayne Baker; daughter, Doris McBride; son in law, Tom Bond; as well as 1 sister and 3 brothers.
Those honored to serve as pallbearers include: Terry Hamous, Justin Alexander, J.J. Alexander, Dewayne Baker, Galen Baker, Bubba McBride, Brad Bond, Paul McBride, and David Taylor,. Honorary pallbearers will be Mitchell Elliot and J.T. Thompson.