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Deacon Lloyd Curtis “Dump” Baker, 86, of Woodford went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012, at his residence.
A decorated World War II veteran, he served in the U.S. Army. He retired from Marine Corps Base Quantico. He was also a cabinet maker.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Dansberry and Sallie Chew Baker; his older son, Curtis Edward Baker; his brothers, Judge, Napoleon, Dansberry and Profit Baker; his sister, Druscilla Bates; grandsons Joseph and DeVaughn Baker; and son-in-law William Fisher.
He leaves to cherish his memory a loving wife, Geneva Parker Baker; one son, the Rev. Antonio Baker Sr. (Sonya); four daughters, Susie Mills (Frank), Genevinia England (Floyd), Romaine Fisher, and Marvis Pitts (Kenneth); 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
A visitation was held Saturday, Dec. 22, at A.L. Bennett and Son Funeral Home, in Fredericksburg.
A service to celebrate his life was held Sunday, Dec. 23, at Third Mount Zion Baptist Church, in Woodford, with the Rev. Antonio Baker Sr. as eulogist.
Burial will be in Third Mount Zion Baptist Church cemetery, Woodford Road, Woodford.
Online guest book is at albennettandsonfuneral home.com.