Jul 17, 2028 – May 31, 2011
Edward Eugene Baker, 82, of Louisa died Tuesday May 31, 2011 at Martha Jefferson Hospital in Charlottesville.
Mr. Baker was an Army and Navy Veteran, and had been a Microbiologist with Merck & Co. Inc in New Jersey prior to his retirement. He was a Member of Macedonia United Methodist Church where he had served as a Sunday School Teacher. He was also a member of the Americus Masonic Lodge in Woodbridge NJ, where he was a past Master.
Edward is survived by his wife, Kathleen Baker; his sons, James Clark Baker and his wife Theresa of Washington NJ, Robert Eugene Baker and his wife Joanne of Monroe NY, Charles Alvin Baker and his wife Renee of Goochland, his daughters Felicia Lenore Goudie and her husband Brian of Louisa, and April Jane Martorano and her husband Albert of Ringwood NJ, eight grandchildren Joseph, Emily, Christopher, Andy, Marlene, and Edward Baker, Katherine and Kevin Martorano. He is also survived by his brothers, Charles D. Baker and his wife Doris of Longview TX, and James A. Baker of Robolo LA, and his sister Sophia Jean Lenderman of Whitehouse TX.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Alvin Clark Baker of Houston TX.
The family will receive friends on Friday June 3, from 6pm to 8pm at Woodward Funeral Home, Louisa. A funeral service will be held on Saturday June 4 at 10am at Macedonia United Methodist Church with the Rev. Linda E.F. Crabbs officiating. Interment to follow in church cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Edward?s name to Macedonia UMC Building Fund, c/o Faye Stewart, 17 Byrd Mill Road Louisa VA 23093.
Miss you daddy
Bake was my first cousin and I think that he was one of the most enjoyable people to be around that I know. We had a good time all of our lives when we were together. He was loved by all of his family.
Dad,So glad we had a last chance to visit. Thank you for everything.
Miss you Grandpa.
Miss you Grandpa.
Charles and Baker Family,So sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Charlie,So sorry to hear about your dad. My sympathy to you and your family. Take care.
So sorry for your loss.
Kath, you and Ed were always good to me, and I will always have those memories. At this time of loss, my heart goes out to you and the Baker family. Emily and Andy are blessed to have had Ed as their Grandpa. I pray for you and the families to find peace and comfort now and in the upcoming days. Frances Wilson
Bake is my first cousin,too and I love him very much! Even tho I didn`t get to see him too often—it was fun when we did get together. You will be missed,cuz!!
Charlie – Dan and I are so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in our prayers. God Bless.
My Uncle Bake could light up a room by just walking in. You will be missed, but you have left us with a lifetime of great memories.
We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers with be with your family.
My son, Dan was a good friend of Charlie Baker before they moved to Virginia, and I knew his mom and dad well. I recall them all fondly and offer prayers and send my warmest condolences to all.
Ed introduced me to how great Texas and the people from there were. especially grandpa`s I`ll bet.One key contribution, he isolated the most stable microbial isolate for the production of Avermectin analog in Heartguard. My condolences to Kathy and the entire family. Dick