Howard Baker, age 92, of Cadiz, KY, passed away Sunday, November 27, 2016, at Jennie Stuart Medical Center in Hopkinsville, KY. Mr. Baker was a life-long farmer who was known for his family dairy cattle operation that he managed for over 30 years. He was a long-time member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Trigg County, KY.
He is survived by: his wife - Grace Henderson Baker, Cadiz, KY; three sons - Alan Baker & wife, Connie, Cadiz, KY; Ivan Baker & wife, Barbara, Hopkinsville, KY; and Ernie Baker & wife, Jennifer, Cadiz, KY; daughter-in-law - Marie Baker, Cadiz, KY; step daughter - Carolyn Merrick & husband, Leroy, Cadiz, KY; twelve grandchildren - Robert Baker & wife, Mandy; Alex Baker & wife, Amy; Curtis Baker & wife, Kate; Paxton Baker; Collin Baker & wife, Taryn; Toby Baker; Matt Baker & wife, Wendy; Amanda Baker; Macy Baker; Andrea Holmes & husband, Jason; Tara Davenport & husband, Trey; Tasha Harris & husband, Bobby; eleven great grandchildren - Katie Baker, Lucy Baker, Micah Baker, Cody Baker, Shiloh Baker, Campbell Baker, Bennett Baker, Ashton Baker, Tristen Davenport, Ty Davenport, and Silas Harris; step daughter-in-law - Penny Mitchell; sister-in-law - Jo Nell Baker, Cadiz, KY; nephew - Brad Baker; and niece - Tracy Fargo. He was preceded in death by: his parents - Alex & Vera Noel Baker; wife - Mary Nell Wade Baker; one son - Bruce Baker; step son - Ray Henderson; and brother - Thomas Baker.
Arrangements are being handled by Goodwin Funeral Home, Inc., 138 Main Street in Cadiz, KY, where the family will receive friends from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Thursday, December 1, 2016. The funeral service will be at Goodwin Funeral Home at 1:00 PM, Thursday, December 1, 2016, with the Reverend Richard Sexton officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery in Trigg County, KY.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o- Charles Terrell, 237 Adams Mill Road, Cadiz, KY 42211.