Timothy Scott Baker, 47, of Hixson, passed away peacefully on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2012, at his home.He was born on Aug. 11, 1965, in Opelika, Ala. to Terry and Monona Baker. As a young man, Tim excelled in athletics, lettering in five sports while at Hixson High School. As an adult, he spent his 27 year career at UNUM in Chattanooga. Tim was a member of Red Bank Cumberland Presbyterian Church.He was a beloved father, proud of his two daughters, Jordan and Jade and was often heard telling others about their accomplishments in school and sports. Jordan is a freshman at Erskine College in South Carolina and Jade is a sophomore at CCS. He loved his family and friends, was fiercely loyal to them, and was always first to support them in times of need. A favorite pastime was golfing with his brothers, friends, and daughters. Tim is survived by his loving family, Karen Prosser Baker (wife); Jordan and Jade Baker (daughters, ages 19 and 15), Terry W. and Monona Baker Sr. (parents); Terry Wayne Jr. (Angela) Baker, David (Deanna) Baker and Mike (Dawn) Baker (brothers); five nephews; and five nieces, and numerous extended family members.He was preceded in death by his sister, Vikki Sue Baker; grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. James H. Vickers and Mr. and Mrs. Euther Baker.The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. today, Oct. 3, at Chattanooga Funeral Home, North Chapel, Hixson.Funeral services for Tim will be held in the Chapel on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012, at 11:30 a.m.He will be laid to rest at Hamilton Memorial Garden in Hixson, following the service.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.chattanooganorthchapel.com.Arrangements are by Chattanooga Funeral Home Crematory & Florist, North Chapel, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson, TN, 37343.