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Lewis Edward Baker

Born: Sun., Oct. 16, 1927
Died: Mon., Feb. 8, 2021


12:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 14, 2021
Location: Lizemores Methodist Church

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sun., Feb. 14, 2021
Location: Lizemores Methodist Church

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Lewis Edward Baker, 94 of Lizemores, went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2021.

He was born on October 16, 1927 in Widen, WV. He is now singing for the Lord. His favorite things to do were work in the garden, sing, and ride in his little red truck with his sidekick Bubbles, who was his dog. He served in the Army during WWII in Germany and Poland. He was an ambulance driver.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer and Della Baker; brothers, Carl, Ralph, and Ray; granddaughter, Shelly Graham; son-in-law, Sidney Summers.

Edward was blessed to be married Janice (Morton) for 75 years. He had three daughters, Sandra (Bill) Legg of St. Albans, WV, Dorcas Summers of Michigan, and Kathy (Rodney) Wayne of Lizemores, WV.

Edward was one of the original members of the Brighter Side Quartet for 48 years. He traveled all over West Virginia singing. He made many CDs for family and friends which will be cherished forever. He was a lifelong member of the UMW. He worked for Central Appalachian for many years. He was a retired coal miner. He was a member of the Lizemores Methodist Church. He had 6 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great-grandchildren and one due in June. He also had many friends.

Funeral service will be Sunday, February 14, 2021 at 2:00 PM at Lizemores Methodist Church with Pastor Barry McCune officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00-2:00 PM.

Please make donations to the Lizemores Methodist Church in his name.  

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norma miller
   Posted Thu February 11, 2021
mr Baker has been to mt pleasant baptis church love to here him sing.so sorry for the familys loss prayers

Squire E. Parsons, Jr
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
Linda, my wife, and I send our love and prayers to the family. Ed was a special friend to me. I loved to hear him sing and enjoyed his fellowship for many years.

Ruth Caldwell
   Posted Fri February 12, 2021
I am so very sorry for the loss of your brother, husband, dad, grandfather, great-grandfather. I loved to hear him sing and I know he will truly be missed. The angel singing in the choir. I love you all and my heart breaks for you.

Thelma Lancaster
   Posted Sun February 14, 2021
It seems I can still hear him singing. Such a blessing. I remember the times Brighterside Quartet came to Dry Branch Freewill Baptist and John Tyree would get so happy and shout when they sung "Over the Next Hill".

Kay Huffman
   Posted Sun February 14, 2021
Janice and Family We are sorry to hear that Ed has passed. My sister and her husband sends heir Love and prayers also Lyn (Nichols) Robert Ford.Your Cousin Kay and Eddie Huffman

Mary Kathryn (Taylor) King
   Posted Tue February 16, 2021
Janice and Family,
My thoughts and prayers are with you. I loved to hear Ed sing.
God Bless You,
Mary Kathryn

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