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Jesse Linwood Baker

February 4, 1936 — January 8, 2022

Jesse Linwood Baker

Mr. Jesse “Dick” Linwood Baker of Halifax, VA passed away January 8th, 2022.  He was born, February 4, 1936, in Tarboro, North Carolina to the late John Frank and Louise Elizabeth Matthews Baker and was 85 years old. He was married to the late Dorothy “Christine” Moore for 64 years. He was a retired supervisor at J.P. Stevens. He loved fishing, playing poker, and going annually to Dollywood.  He also enjoyed watching sports and westerns, and eating at Huddle House. He loved spending time with family and spoiling his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was a member of Revelation Baptist Church.

Jesse “Dick” Linwood Baker is survived by:

His Daughter
Sherry B. Odom and husband James “Jimmy” of Fayetteville, NC
His Grandchildren
Kayla Jarosz and husband Andrew of Midlothian, VA, Drew Stevens and wife Holly of Winston Salem, NC, Kelsey Baker, Lindsey Odom and Karley Baker
Two Great-grandchildren
Adaline and Jace Jarosz
His Siblings
Evelyn Howard and husband Noah of Tarboro, NC

Host of Nieces and Nephews

***Preceded in death by***
His Wife
Christine
Son
Kelvin Ray Baker
Grandson
Ryan Langston Stevens
Brothers
Walter Frank and Ray Baker

 

A funeral service will be held Saturday, January 15, 2022 at 12:30 PM at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Jack Weathersby officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home.

For memorials, please consider a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com

Arrangements are made by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston Va. 24592

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Saturday, January 15, 2022

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