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Howard W. “Wimpy” Baker, age 75, of Heiskell

Howard W. “Wimpy” Baker, age 75, of Heiskell went home to be with his heavenly father on Thursday, April 28, 2016.Throughout his life he loved working on old cars with his son, camping and woodworking. Preceded in death by his wife, Hazel Baker; parents, Wilfred & Eva Baker; grandson, John Monday; brother, Wayne Lee Baker; sister, Betty Jean.

He is survived by:

Son…………………….  Howard Baker II

Daughters……..       Karen Monday & husband John

Kathy Byrd & husband Pat

Kim Neely & husband Donnie

Donna Smith & husband Bobby

Brothers………..       John Baker

Jesse Baker

Sisters………….          Vickie Solomon

Leora Searcy

9 Grandchildren & 16 Great Grandchildren

Several nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends 5:00-7:00 pm, Monday, May 2, 2016 at Holley Gamble Funeral Home with funeral services to follow in the chapel. Officiating his funeral service will be Rev. Don Fox. His graveside service will be 1:00 pm, Tuesday at the Bishopville Cemetery with Rev. Michael Gray officiating. Holley Gamble Funeral Home in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements. www.holleygamble.com

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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