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Howard Leon Baker Jr.

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Tuesday, September 11, 1956 - Wednesday, May 3, 2017

Mr. Howard Leon Baker Jr. of Wicksburg passed away Wednesday, May 3, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 60. 

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Wicksburg Assembly of God Church with Rev. Tim Simmons officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing. 

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.

Mr. Baker was born September 11, 1956 in Dale County to the late Howard Leon Baker Sr. and Robbie Lynn Jerkins Baker. Leon was a dedicated employee of ACT Cooper for 41 years and enjoyed hunting and fishing. He was a loving husband, adoring father and grandfather who will be dearly missed. 

Survivors include his wife, Olivia Spivey Baker, Wicksburg; his son, Chad L. Baker and his wife, Leslie, Wicksburg; two grandsons: Preston and Elijah; five sisters: Sandra Sanders, Bay Springs, Judy Sanders, Dothan, Connie Lynn Jolicoeur (Rick), Dothan, Velma Kilpatrick, Midland City and Shelia Yates (Roger), Brinson, GA; sisters-in-law; Angie Ellenburg (Jack)and Sandra Wright (Tim); several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.




Funeral Service

Date: Saturday, May 6, 2017



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judy sorrells

So Sorry for your loss....Praying for all the family in the days, weeks, and months to come...I know he will be greatly missed.
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Annette Wilson Pitts

So Sorry for your loss. Leon will be missed.
Jeff Watson

Worked with Leon and he was a great guy. I will be praying for comfort in the coming days for the family.
Ron McGhee

Dear Olivia ,
Kim just told me yesterday after your visit to Dakota about the passing of Leon . He will truly be a missed hard working man and I am proud to call you both friends .
If I can be of any service at all please do not fail to ask .
Love you dearly ,
Ron McGhee

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