David William Baker

Published 6:06 pm Wednesday, December 17, 2014

David W Baker
Funeral Services for David William Baker, age 96, of Picayune, MS, who passed away Sunday, December 14, 2014, will be held Saturday, December 20, 2014, at 2:00 pm at Lee’s Chapel #2 Baptist Church.

Visitation will be Friday, December 19, 2014 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Lee’s Chapel #2 Church.

Burial will be in Lee’s Chapel #2 Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

Sign up for our daily email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox

Bro. Jared Lee and Bro. Winfred Baker will officiate the service.

David was a resident of Leetown for the past 89 years. His relationship with his Heavenly Father was reflected in service at Lee’s Chapel #2 Baptist Church, where he served as Deacon, Sunday School Teacher, Church Clerk, and in Music Ministry. David and his wife Ola blessed many people with their singing. He served in US Army during WWII at Iwo Jima. David enjoyed farming for many years and was a salesman at Quick & Grice for 20 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Luther Baker and Rebecca Lee Baker; daughter, Vivian McDonald; granddaughter, Christa Baker Alexander; 4 sisters, Irene Baker, Virgie Harrell, Velma Morrison, and Mildred Watkins.

Survivors include his loving wife of 74 wonderful years, Ola Lee Baker; 3 sons, Daniel Baker and wife Fay, Lanny Baker and wife Mary Jane, Winfred Baker and wife Patty; son-in-law, John McDonald; 6 grandchildren, Jonathan Baker, Shannon and James Levee, Jennifer and Mark Bourdon, Jeremy and Rachel Baker, Aaron and Laura Baker, and Jason and Sarah Baker; and 19 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lee’s Chapel # 2 Missions, 27015 Leetown Road, Picayune, MS 39466.

Obituary, register book, and driving directions can be found on the internet page, at www.mcdonaldfh.com