FRENCH Funerals & Cremations
7121 Wyoming Boulevard
Albuquerque, NM 87109
More Obituaries for Charles Baker
Looking for an obituary for a different person with this name?

Charles Baker

1935 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Charles Baker Obituary
Charles "Chuck" Baker

Charles "Chuck" Baker, 82, a long-time resident of the Albuquerque area passed away peacefully on May 5, 2018 after a long illness. Chuck is survived by his wife, Karen Mager Baker; children, Tina Lind (Bob) and Sheila Poole (Tina's mother), Joe Baker and Mary Marples; brother-in-law, Steven Mager (Lisa); and beloved dog, Tasha. He also leaves behind many grandchildren, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by sister, Delores Alexander; and brother, Jimmy Baker.

Born October 4, 1935 in Petrolia, TX to Velma Caddell and Joe Baker, Chuck joined the United States Marines in 1953 and served tours in both Korea and Japan. Upon moving to New Mexico he opened Chuck's Barber Shop where he worked until retiring. Chuck was also a 32° Mason from Edgewood Masonic Lodge #82. A true cowboy at heart, he enjoyed bull-riding and roping and will be missed by many.

A Graveside Service will be held Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Fairview Cemetery, 700 Yale Blvd. SE. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to Animal Humane Society or Compassus Hospice. Please visit our online guestbook for Chuck at

Published in Albuquerque Journal on May 8, 2018
Read More