Arthur Vincent Baker, Jr. departed this life on Friday, May 16, 2014 at Baton Rouge General Hospital. He was born in New Orleans, LA on November 28, 1945 to Arthur V. Baker, Sr. and Marion Perkins Baker. He was a member of Mount Zion Methodist Church. He was a graduate of Booker T. Washington School in 1962 and Texas Southern University (1968). He leaves to cherish his memory, his devoted wife Gwendolyn S. Baker, one son Corey Triggs , three stepchildren: Danette S. Cocroft, Jacqueline S. Page (Alfred) and Jack M. Stapleton, III, 8 grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, two uncles, Hartley Baker (Hazel), Charles Baker (Ethelyn), one Aunt, Norma Jean Baker and a host of other relatives and friends. Mount Zion Methodist Church, Mount Herman Baptist Church of New Orleans, New Home Ministries New Orleans and Baton Rouge and relatives and friends are invited to attend the Homegoing Service on Friday, May 23, 2014 at 10:00A.M. at The Boyd Family Funeral Home, 5001 Chef Menteur Hwy, New Orleans, LA 70126, Visitation will begin at 8:00 A.M. Elder Samuel R. Blakes, Officiating. Interment will follow at Providence Memorial Park, Metairie, LA. Online guestbook: www.anewtraditionbegins.com (504) 282-0600. Donavin D. Boyd and Linear Brooks Boyd Owners/Funeral Directors.
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The Boyd Family Funeral Home
5001 Chef Menteur Hwy.
New Orleans, LA 70126
Published in TheNewOrleansAdvocate.com from May 20 to May 23, 2014