James S. Baker III
James S. Baker III, 65, passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville.
He was born December 8, 1948 in Evansville the son of James S. Baker II and Phyllis (Dragoo) Beck.
Jim was a graduate of Owensville High School class of 1967 received a Bachelors Degree in Management from USI. Served his country in the United States Marine Corp and was a member of the VFW Post 2714. Jim was one of the founders of the Gibson County Nam Vets.
He is survived by his wife Debbie (Straw) Baker; sons, James S. Baker IV and Jonathan ( Lenay) Baker; 2 grandchildren, Olivia and Teagan James Baker; 3 brothers, John G. Lauderdale (Steve), Jeffrey (Jane) Baker, John (Andrea) Baker; Step-mother, Josie Baker; Step-children, Chris (Amanda) Straw, Emily (Mitchell) Stuckey; step-grandchildren, Blake and McKenzie Stuckey, Alexander and Issac Straw.
He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Corellen (Ashby) Baker, July 8, 2010.
Services will be Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at Holders Funeral Home in Owensville with Bart Newton officiating. Burial will be in the Owensville Cemetery with military graveside services being conducted by the retired military veterans.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may be made online at www.holdersfuneralhome.com
Holders Funeral Home
319 S Main St Owensville, IN 47665
Published in Courier Press on June 29, 2014