Jack Baker Sr.

Jack Carl Baker Sr. passed away Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. He was born March 14, 1923 and was a lifelong resident of Chattanooga. He was affiliated in the trucking industry for over 35 years.Mr. Baker was a Free Mason. He served his country during World War II with the First and Third Armies at Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Baker was of the Christian faith. Mr. Baker was preceded in death by his parents, Lawrence and Jessie Baker; his wife of 62 years, Roberta; and infant son, Bradford. Survivors include one sister, Alice (Eldon) Hart; three children, Sandra, Jack Jr. (Stephanie) and Robin (Sally) Baker, all of Chattanooga; three grandchildren, Tara (Lawrence "Chip") Phillips, of Hixson, Dustin Baker and fiance, Whitney Larson, of Portland, Ore., and Brent Baker and wife, Saara Haapanen, of Denver, Colo.; two great-grandchildren, Claudia and Aquade Phillips, of Hixson. Graveside services will be held 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014, in Chattanooga National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga or a charity of your choice. Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences. Arrangements by Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524.

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