|Birth: ||Jul., 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 17, 2009|
Andrew Jackson Baker passed away on Tuesday, February 17, 2009 in Bountiful, Utah.
He was born in July 1924 in Fulton, Missouri to Andrew Jackson and Fernie Baker and was raised in Columbia. He was better known as A.J. or Andy.
He married Betty Oviatt on June 28, 1957 in the Salt Lake Temple. They had three sons and one daughter, 13 grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Andrew served in the Merchant Marines in World War II.
He was a convert to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served a mission to the North Central States. Andrew was an entrepreneur of many different trades, one of which was barbering. He owned "Andy's Barber Shop", and was very successful.
Later in his life, he worked as a custodian for the Davis County School District. Then together, Andrew and Betty served a mission to Chinle, Arizona. Andrew enjoyed scouts as a youth and it kept him busy. He was a lover of sailboats and built two of his own. He was also very talented in wood-working and loved to carve wood.
Andrew is survived by his wife and children, Steven (Jody), Christine Harker (Kent), Gary (Cindy), Larry (Julie), sisters, Deloris Larwill (Johart) Texas, and Freda Robinson, Florida.
Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 21, 2009 at the North Canyon 5th Ward Chapel, 2505 South Davis Boulevard, Bountiful. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Friday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Russon Brothers Bountiful Mortuary, 295 North Main Street and on Saturday morning from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the Church prior to the services.
Published in the Deseret News on 2/19/2009.
Created by: Ryan D. Curtis
Record added: Feb 19, 2009
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