Mr. James "JB" Baker, 87, of Raleigh, NC departed this earthly life on Tuesday January 7, 2020.
He is survived his loving family: children, Tanya Baker-Byrd, James Baker (Brenda), Sheriff Gerald Baker and Pina Baker; brother, Edward Ingram; grandchildren, Jawann M. Baker, Sr., Tandra L. Byrd, Shavonte' Baker Richardson (Eric), Paris J. Baker; great grandchildren, Erynn S. Richardson and Jawann M. Richardson, Jr.; nephew Frankie Lamont Singleton; special daughter, Letrice V. Midgett (Terrell).
Funeral services will take place on Monday, January 13, 2020 at St. Matthew AME Church, 1629 Bennett Street, Raleigh, NC at 11:00 AM with visitation preceding the service at 10:00 AM. Interment takes place at Carolina Biblical Gardens, Garner, NC. Public viewing will take place on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at Haywood Funeral Home from 3-8 PM.
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