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Lafayette, LA 70508
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James Roy Baker

LAFAYETTE - Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 9, 2014 at a 12:00 Noon Mass of Christian Burial at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton, for James Roy Baker, age 81. Mr. James Roy Baker left this earth to meet his maker at 4:30 PM, on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at the Cornerstone South Nursing Home in Lafayette, Louisiana while surrounded by family.

Entombment will be in St. Joseph Mausoleum in Milton, Louisiana.

Reverend Keith Landry, Pastor of St. Anne Catholic Church of Cow Island will be the Celebrant of the Funeral Mass and will conduct the funeral services.

Mr. Baker is survived by his beloved son, Brian Jules Baker, his grandchildren; and sisters, Grace Baker Guidry and Louella Baker Meaux.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mozart Baker and the former, Edia Guidry, both natives of Milton, Louisiana and his beloved wife, Linda Mathews Baker.

Mr. Baker was born and raised in Milton, Louisiana, where he lived the entirety of his years. His passions included nature, horses, and his many pets over the years. Mr. Baker was most happy when surrounded by his son, grandchildren, and his many nieces and nephews. Prior to his retirement, Mr. Baker was employed for 32 years with the U.S. Postal Service. He will be dearly missed by his family and friends.

The family requests that visitation be observed in Martin & Castille's SOUTHSIDE location on Sunday from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM and on Monday from 8:00 AM until time of service.

A Rosary will be prayed Sunday at 7:00 PM in Martin & Castille Funeral Home.

The family would like to extend special thanks and appreciation to Mr. Baker's friend and caretaker for the past two years, Liz Robichaux, to Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital, to Cornerstone and Hospice of Acadiana for their loving kindness in the last weeks.

View the obituary and guestbook online at www.mourning.com

Martin & Castille-SOUTHSIDE-600 E. Farrel Rd., Lafayette, LA 70508, 337-984-2811

Published in the The Advertiser on June 7, 2014
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