BAKER, Darrel D. (1959 - 2019)
Mr. Darrel Delynn Baker, 59, of Jarvis, passed away Tuesday morning, January 1, 2019 at the Greg and Noreen Wells Hospice Care Center in Hazard. He was the son of Altie Mills Baker and the late Aaron Keith Baker born on November 13, 1959 in Knox County.
Darrel was a coal miner and a member of the Callihan Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing and hunting.
On October 18, 2002, he united in marriage with Alene Swafford.
In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a nephew, Kevin Keith Bailey.
Survivors include his loving wife, Alene Baker of Jarvis; his mother, Altie Baker of Jarvis; two children, Charles Glan Keys and fiancé, Cassie Marie Wynn, and Devin Delynn Baker all of Jarvis; two sisters, Janice Lay and Rowena Robinson and husband, Clifford, all of Jarvis; a brother, Aaron David Baker of Jarvis; among other loved ones and dear friends.
His funeral service will be conducted in the chapel of the Knox Funeral Home Friday, January 4 at 2 P.M. with Rev. James McDonald and Rev. Mike Fuson officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Dyer Cemetery.
Casket bearers will be Gary Doolin, Jeff Swafford, Seth Bowman, Charles Glan Keys, Tim Owens, Tony Owens, Travis Owens and Tommy Owens. Serving as an honorary bearer will be Jason Bailey.
Friends may call at the funeral home Friday after 12 noon until the funeral hour.
Expressions of sympathy may go to the funeral home to assist with funeral expenses.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Knox Funeral Home.