Robert Baker

Local Historian
Dies April 15, 2020

Mr. Robert Spence Baker, 90, Stockbridge, died April 15, 2020.
Mr. Baker was retired from the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, a member of First Baptist Church Jonesboro and Historian of the Chattooga County Historical Society. His parents, Joel and Bonnie Baker and son, Lindsay Baker died earlier.
Surviving are his wife, Claire Baker; sons, Robert E. (Rebecca) Baker, Jonesboro and William J. “Bill” Baker, Jonesboro; daughters, Sarah (Barry) Cotter, McDonough and Jo Baker, Hampton; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren and niece, Bonnie Johnson, Palmetto.
A Private Graveside service will be held at Summerville Cemetery.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Chattooga County Historical Society, P. O. Box 626, Summerville, GA 30747, or the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, www.cff.org.
Ford Stewart Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.

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