Vernon V. Baker

Fort Worth, Texas

1931 - 2015


Fort Worth, Texas


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Vernon V. Baker, 84, passed away Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. Graveside service: 10 a.m. Wednesday in Greenwood Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Greenwood. Vernon was born Oct. 12, 1931, in Sherman to Vergil and Mae Thompson. He attended Arlington Heights High School in Fort Worth and...

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Vernon or as I called him Vernon V, was a long time friend of mine from the late 60's. And after I moved away our friendship continued with visits to Houston always involving a pleasant dinner with Vernon.

After spending 40 years in California, when I moved back to the Houston Area, I looked forward to renewing our friendship, but his phone went unanswered.

I know know why. I know that he was surrounded by his family, of which he was so proud. Bless you all.

Dear family, may the God of all comfort give you the strength to endure the loss of your loved one, Vernon. (Psalm 83:18) And, may you be comforted by the support of friends and family during this time.

Dear Mike and Angela my condolences on the loss of your Uncle Vernon. May our Lord bless you and keep you in His Peace during this difficult time.Know that you two did all that was possible to make Vernon's latter days as comfortable as you could and you were a blessing to him through your love and concern for his well being. Kay Lang

I am sorry for your loss. May God provide strength and comfort to the family during this time of grief. God is close to the brokenhearted.

My heartfelt sympathys go out to the family and friends during this difficult time. I hope that the words found in 1 Thessalonians 4 : 14 can bring you some comfort. Knowing that their is a future for the ones we have lost in death can be so reassuring.

Vernon, Thank you for being my supervisor, mentor and friend at ARCO. All the skills you taught me working onshore Texas early in my career, now 39 years and one merger later, I'm still working onshore Texas.

Dear Uncle Vernon, There are not enough words to say how much joy and kindness you have brought to so many. Thank you for always believing in me. I love you! Aunt Carole

Uncle Vernon, Thank you for all the wonderful memories you gave our family, we will love and miss you forever.