Clifford Jay Baker


BAKER, Clifford Jay 80, of Tampa passed away June 3, 2011. He was born in Grand Rapids, MI and came here 61 years ago. Predeceased by wife, Betty Jean Baker, father, Christian Baker and mother Katherine. Clifford served in the U.S. Air Force during Korean War. He retired from Cargill after 33 years. Clifford was an avid sports fan. He is survived by sons, Clifford W. Baker (Debbie), Steven M. Baker; daughter, Bonnie J. Lang (Ron); grandchildren, Clifford M. Baker, Jason M. Baker, Craig A. Baker, Steve M. Baker II, Robert W. Baker, Melissa D. Pierce, Amber L. Nichols; and 7 great-grand- children. Memorial service will be held at First Baptist Church of Port Tampa, 8306 Interbay Blvd, Tampa on June 6 at 6 pm. Brewer & Sons Funeral Home, 813-835-4991.

Published in the Tampa Bay Times on June 5, 2011