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1941 - 2018

DR. LARRY ALLEN BAKER, 76, of Knoxville, Tenn., formerly of Huntington, passed away Thursday, February 15, 2018, at the U.K. Medical Center, Lexington, Ky. He was a private Family Practice Doctor for over 35 years in West Virginia and Georgia and currently served as Chief Medical Officer for MEPS in Knoxville, Tenn., graduate of the WV School of Osteopathic Medicine, worked at the council of Boy Scouts, worked in medical missions, setting up a clinic at an orphanage in India, a U.S. Army and Air Force Veteran and attended Prince of Peace Freewill Baptist Church. He was born December 18, 1941, in Huntington, the son of the late, Thomas G. and Christalie Hodges Baker. He is survived by his loving wife, Deborah Layne Baker of Knoxville, Tenn.; children, Jody Hammond (David) of Charleston, W.Va., Christopher Baker (Caryn) of Lewisburg, W.Va., Andrea Nicely (Aaron) of Huntington, Stephen Howard (Angie) and Mark Howard (Lisa), all of Charlotte, N.C.; thirteen grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. on Monday, February 19, 2018, at Henson and Kitchen Mortuary, Huntington, near Barboursville, with Pastor Phillip Warren officiating. Burial will follow at Ridgelawn Memorial Park, Huntington. Military honors will be provided by the WV Honor Guard and the American Legion Post #139, Milton. The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until service time on Monday at Henson and Kitchen Mortuary. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Wounded Warier Project, In Memory of Dr. Larry Allen Baker, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517. Online condolences and memories may be shared with the family by visiting www.hensonandkitchen.com.
Published in The Herald-Dispatch on Feb. 18, 2018
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