Chester Louis Baker, 85, resident of National Health Care in Clinton, widower of Sara Frances Baker died Saturday, February 9, 2013.
Formerly of Ninety Six, he was born on May 24, 1927, in Opelika, AL, He was the son of the late J. D. and Mamie Baker. Chester retired from Greenwood Mills after 25 years of service.
He was preceded in death by a son, Richard Lynn Baker.
Surviving are a son, James Larry Baker (Trina) of Ninety Six; a step-son, Charles Marshall Garrett (Jane) of Greenwood; two sisters, Helen Walker of Apison, TN and Hazel Capps of Opelika, AL; granddaughter, Stacy Baker Shirley of Saluda, reared in the home; four grandchildren; and five great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11 am on Wednesday at Greenwood Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Bobby Davis officiating.
The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Caris Healthcare, 446 East Cambridge Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
The family is at their respective homes.
Harley Funeral Home & Crematory (www.harleyfuneralhome.com) is in charge of arrangements.