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Roy Lee Baker

August 30, 1954 March 16, 2019
Roy Lee Baker
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Obituary for Roy Lee Baker

Roy Lee Baker was born on August 30, 1954 in Aberdeen, Mississippi, son of Ezell and Eula Fuller Baker. Roy was one of eleven children. He lived in New Jersey since 1968. In 1978, he married Joann Garris.

Roy was employed as a Forklift Driver at White Rose Company in Avenel, retiring in 2016. Previously, he was employed by Eddie R. Baker Company for EBCO Construction Company through the late 1970s and early 1980s. As a laborer, he was a great help to his brother’s company.

He was an avid New York Mets fan.

On Saturday, March 16, 2019, Roy Lee Baker departed this life at Ashbrook Care and Rehab Center in Scotch Plains at the age of sixty-four.

He was predeceased by his father, Ezell Baker; sister, Geneva Baker and brother, Ezell Baker, Jr.

Roy leaves to cherish precious memories, his wife, Joann Garris Baker; mother, Eula Baker; five stepchildren: Kenny Garris (Carol), Annie Garris (Michael), Gregory Garris, Jeffrey Garris and Tina Garris; six sisters: Narzell High, Earlean Wright, Annie Debose, Peggie Jones (Vincent), Shirley Baker and Geraldine Clark (Billy); two brothers: Eddie Baker (Cheryl) and Excell Baker (Beverly); and a host of nieces, nephews, dear relatives and friends.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Sunday

24

Mar

1:00 PM 3/24/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 3/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
G. G. Woody Funeral Home

206 East Eighth Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

G. G. Woody Funeral Home
206 East Eighth Avenue Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

Service

Sunday

24

Mar

2:00 PM 3/24/2019 2:00:00 PM
G. G. Woody Funeral Home

206 East Eighth Avenue
Roselle, NJ 07203

G. G. Woody Funeral Home
206 East Eighth Avenue Roselle 07203 NJ
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rosehill Crematory Final Resting Place

792 E Edgar Rd
Linden, NJ 07036

792 E Edgar Rd Linden 07036 NJ
United States
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