Funeral services for Charles Henry Baker, Sr., 83, of Mannford, were held Friday, December 22, 2017 at Lakeside Southern Baptist Church in Mannford, OK. Joseph Baker officiated and burial was in Oak Hill Cemetery in Mannford, OK. Casket bearers were Manuel Sanchez Sr., Felipe Sanchez, Manuel Sanchez Jr., Jerry John Baker, Jeremiah Sanchez, and Alan Wildhaber. Honorary casket bearers were Eddie Garcia, Rodger Lane, and Matthew Stevens.
Charles was born August 20, 1934 in Russellville, AR to Joe Henry and Nora Edith (Beck) Baker. He passed away December 15, 2017 in Mannford, OK.
Charles worked for Hesselbien Tire Co. for over 30 years and retired as a General Manager. He was a member of the Lakeside Southern Baptist Church and was a servant for the Lord, helping anyone that needed help. Charles made sure that his kids, grandkids and great-grandkids went to church as well. He loved to go fishing, camping, and spending time with his grandkids.
He is survived by his wife, Mildred Barnes of the home; sons, Joseph Baker and wife Angela, and Jerry Baker; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ina Sanchez; son, Charles Henry Baker, Jr.; and parents, Joe and Nora Baker.