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BAKER Sr., Joseph Passed away peacefully on August 14, 2010, after a valiant struggle with brain cancer. Joe was born on May 31, 1945, to Ophia Everman and Green M. Baker in Perry County Kentucky. He was the father to Patricia (Baker) Stuen, Rachel Baker, and Joseph Baker Jr. He was the very proud grandfather to 7 grandchildren. Joe was one of 21 siblings. Joe had a passion for baseball. He was dedicated to teaching little leaguers. On many occasions taking all of his personal time to ensure kids were taught and enjoyed the game. Coach Joe was always well known around the little league field and spoke fondly of his baseball family. Joe's other passion was June Lake California. He still holds the family record for the largest fish caught. He strived to make sure his tradition of camping and being a 'mountain man' will be passed on to his children and grandchildren. A private family service will be held. In lieu of flowers the family is accepting donations for Pro Care hospice.

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