William T Baker, 61, of 26 W. 39th St., died yesterday in Delaware Hospital after a brief illness. He was president of Baker Motors, Inc., 41st & Market Sts., and a used car dealer and has been in the automobile business since 1930.
Born in Laurel, Mr. Baker has lived in the Wilmington area most of his life. He was a veteran of World War I.
He is survived by his widow, Mrs. Gladys Marie Baker; a son, C. Eugene of Fairfax, who was in the business with his father; a daughter, Mrs. Irene Smallwood of Wilmington; three grandchildren; a brother, Paul E., of Folcorft, PA., and a sister Mrs. Willard E. Miller of Wilmington.
Funeral services will be held Monday afternoon at 2:30 from the McCrery Funeral Home, 2700 Washington St. Interment will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday night after 7.
(Morning News, 18 December 1964 (Friday), page 52)
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