Robert L. Baker of Lilburn died on September 20, 2013 following an extended illness. He was born December 19, 1941 in Slate Springs, MS.
Mr. Baker was graduated from Arkansas Tech University and Central Michigan University. He was a U.S. Army veteran and was retired from the U.S. Defense Department where he served as an auditor. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Lawrenceville and a longtime volunteer for the American Cancer Society.
Mr. Baker is survived by his wife of 42 years, Sally Baker; his son, Neal Baker; his daughter, Katy Baker; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Nelda and Ken Strong of Penn Valley, CA, Ruth Ann and Howard Moore of Haskell, OK; sister-in-law, Freda Baker of Bella Vista, AR and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Lewis and Ollie Mae Baker, and his brother, Louis Ray Baker.
The family will receive friends on Sunday afternoon from 4:00 until 6:00 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel , 3705 Hwy 78 West, Snellville, GA and also after the funeral service which will be held on Tuesday, September 24, at 2:00 p.m. at Tom M. Wages Snellville Chapel with Rev. Emory Brackman officiating.
Burial will be Wednesday, September 25 at 1:00 p.m. in the Franklin City Cemetery, Franklin, GA.
Memorial gifts may be made to Grace Arbor Congregational Respite Program at Lawrenceville First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 2127, Lawrenceville, GA 30046; American Cancer Society, 6500 Sugarloaf Pkwy, Ste 260, Duluth, GA 30097; GA Tech Christian Campus Fellowship, P.O. Box 93662, Atlanta, GA 30377; Camp Sunshine, 1850 Clairmont Road, Decatur, GA 30033.