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William Wallace “Bill” Baker, Sr

Lancaster, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA
Death 25 Mar 2011 (aged 83)
Rock Hill, York County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Riverside, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA
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William Wallace "Bill" Baker Sr., 83, died Friday, March 25,
2011, at Agape Nursing Home in Rock Hill.

Born Sept. 4, 1927, in Lancaster, he was a son of the late George W. Baker and
Lucy Morris Baker. He was married to Alice Starr Potts Baker. He was a World War
II U.S.. Navy veteran. He retired from Bowater after 35 years of service. He was
a member and former elder of Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church. He was a Mason and Shriner.

A funeral service was held Monday, March 28, at Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, conducted by the Rev. William B. Sumner, with burial in the church cemetery.

Survivors include his wife; two sons, William W. Baker Jr. and his wife,
Fei-Chun (Laura) Hsiao of Heath Springs and John P. Baker of Livingston, N.J.; a daughter, Suzanne McGuirt and her husband, J. Donald McGuirt, of Myrtle Beach; a brother, James Baker of Memphis, Tenn.; a sister, Esther Kay of Tucson, Ariz.;
six grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, John R. Baker, George A. Baker, Harry B. Baker, Woodrow S. Baker, Wade H. Baker and Jay Morris Baker; and a sister, Florence Brannen.

Memorials may be made to Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 550,
Lancaster, SC 29721.

Condolences may be left online at
Lancaster Funeral Home & Cremation Service was in charge.




  • Created by: Robert A. Young, Jr.
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 67518093
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for William Wallace “Bill” Baker, Sr (4 Sep 1927–25 Mar 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 67518093, citing Old Waxhaw Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Riverside, Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Robert A. Young, Jr. (contributor 47029847) .