Baker, Vernon Edgar

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Vernon Edgar Baker, 74, of Floyd, went to be with the Lord on Friday, June 5, 2009. He was born on February 11, 1935 to the late Early and Alma Baker.

He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Lou H. Baker; two loving sons and daughters-in-law, David and Winona Baker, of Floyd and Darryl and Lisa Baker, of Willis; grandchildren, Stacy Baker, of Floyd, Andrea Sehen and husband, Allen, of Floyd, Ryan Baker, of Floyd, and Colt Baker, of Floyd; three brothers, Bill Baker, of Christiansburg, Va., C.B. Baker, of Christiansburg, Va., Phillip Baker, of Dublin, Va.; and one sister, Connie Boothe, of Augusta, S.C.; several nieces and nephews; and many, many friends.

He was a faithful member of Topeco Church of the Brethren. He belonged to many clubs and organizations.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Gideons at PO BOX 742, Floyd, VA 24091 or the American Cancer Society at 6000 Fairview Road, Suite 200, Charlotte, N.C. 28210.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, June 8, 2009 at 11 a.m. at Topeco Church of the Brethren with the Rev. Mike Varner and the Rev. Ralph Duncan officiating. Interment will follow at Topeco Cemetery