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Rev Ricky Shane "Rick" Baker
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Birth: Jan. 15, 1968
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 9, 2009
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA

Rev. Rick Baker, 41, of Clover, SC. passed away Thursday, July 9th, 2009 at Gaston Memorial Hospital, Gastonia. He was born January 15, 1968 in Gaston County, son of Julie Holden Baker of Dallas, NC and the late Larry Eugene Baker Sr.

Rev. Baker was a Pastor over several churches. Include Bishopville Church of God,Bishopville,SC, Lynwood Dr. Church of God, Lancaster,SC and Huggin Oak Church of God, Varnville,SC. He was the current pastor of Lake Wylie Church Of God, Lake Wylie,SC, an employee of Gaston Memorial Hospital and Personal Home Care of NC.

He was a US Navy veteran having received a moral certificate.

Rev. Baker was a very loyal Dallas Cowboy fan. He was great at presenting the Gospel with fun and humor. He was fun to be around and could make anyone laugh. Rev. Baker was a very outgoing person. He was a passionate Minister who could communicate the Word of God to many. He was a passionate Pastor, loving husband and father who had went home to be with The Lord while presenting the Word of God and eight individuals accepted Christ as Savior.

A funeral service will be held 3:00pm on Saturday at Greater Life Ministries at Clover Church of God officiated by Rev. Versan Hodges, Rev. Milton Smith, Rev. Danny Shortridge, Rev. Mark Fleming and Rev. Doug Barker. Interment will be held at Westview Gardens, Bessemer City

He is survived by his loving wife of 22 years, Jennifer Ledford Baker of the home; son, Dallas Baker of the home; daughters, Jessica and Amber Baker of the home; brothers and sisters in-law, Larry Baker Jr. and Angela of Grover,NC, Allen Baker and Nancy of Bessemer City; sisters and brothers in-law, Rena and Tim Chambers of Lincolnton, Faye and Scott Carpenter of Bessemer City, Cathy Baker of Dallas, NC; mother in-law and father in-law, Thomas and Linda Ledford of Clover,SC; sister in-law and spouse, Sherri and Robert Buchanan; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a nephew, Christopher Lee Baker and uncle, Walter Jimmy Holden Sr.

Arrangements are with Greene Funeral Service, South Chapel, Gastonia.
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  Larry Eugene Baker (1945 - 2005)
Westview Gardens
Bessemer City
Gaston County
North Carolina, USA
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Record added: Jul 11, 2009
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- Mattie Jane
 Added: Jan. 15, 2013
Rest in heavenly peace.
- Loretta Sampson
 Added: Jul. 11, 2009

- Mattie Jane
 Added: Jul. 11, 2009

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