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Thomas E. Baker, Jr.

September 19, 1934 — December 30, 2022

Thomas E. Baker, Jr.

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Thomas E. Baker, Jr, 88, of Jupiter, Florida passed away Friday, December 30, 2022, at Jupiter Medical Center. He was born in Drakesboro, Kentucky to the late Thomas E. Baker, Sr. and Nellie Brewer Baker. Tom graduated from Drakesboro High School and served in the U.S. Marine Corp.

 

Mr. Baker retired as a captain with Owensboro Police Department in 1993 following thirty-two years of service. He was a member of First General Baptist Church, the American Legion and the Fraternal Order of Police. Tom was a skilled marksman and enjoyed riding motorcycles, traveling and spending time with family and friends. After living in Owensboro for more than sixty years, he and Mrs. Baker moved to Florida just four months ago.

 

He was preceded in death by his sister, June Hutchinson.

 

Mr. Baker is survived by his wife of sixty-seven years, Eva Faye Baker; a son, Stephen T. Baker (Tammy) of Jupiter, FL; grandchildren, Thomas R. Baker and Matthew S. Baker, both of Louisville, and Taylor Medford of Boston; great-grandchildren, Hayden T. Baker, Ava L. Baker and Patience Lily Jones, all of Louisville; and a niece, Trula Branon (Dan) of Brevard, NC.

 

The funeral service will be at Noon, Monday, January 9, 2023 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Visitation will be Sunday from 1:00 until 5:00 PM and Monday from 11:00 AM until the time of service at the funeral home. Burial will be at Rosehill Cemetery in Central City, KY.

 

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Pl, Memphis, TN 38105.

 

Memories and messages of condolence may be shared with the family at www.glenncares.com.

 

To send flowers to the family in memory of Thomas E. Baker, Jr., please visit our flower store.

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Visitation

Sunday, January 8, 2023

1:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Visitation

Monday, January 9, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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Funeral Service

Monday, January 9, 2023

12:00 - 1:00 pm (Central time)

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900 Old Hartford Road, Owensboro, KY 42303

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