In loving memory of Richard William Baker, Jr.
Fund Type: Memorial DonationsAhoskie, NC
Fundraiser ends on January 06, 2022
Richard graduated from Harrellsville High School, Chowan College, AA, Wake Forest University, BA and East Carolina University, MA and served for 2 years in the US Army.
During Richard’s 30+ year career he served as the Assistant Superintendent of Bertie County Schools, Executive Director of Alliance for Progress, Inc and Director of Business and Industry Training at Roanoke Chowan Community College in addition to running the family farm well into his 70s.
He was also proud of the volunteer time he spent with Church, numerous organizations and served on many Boards. He was a devoted member, Deacon and Sunday School teacher at Christian Harbor Baptist Church and later a member of the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie. He served as a Town of Harrellsville Town Council member for many years and then as Mayor for 17 years. He was a proud Rotarian for 30+ years holding many positions at for Ahoskie Rotary Club and District 7720. He also served as District Governor and received Rotary’s highest honor, The Service Above Self Award.
Most importantly he was a devoted Christian, husband and father and will be dearly missed.
This fundraiser has been created in partnership with
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service
205 NC 42 West, Ahoskie, NC 27910
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