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Monday, May 2, 2016

Kelly J. Baker

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Kelly J. Baker, 62, Greencastle, died Monday.

Born in Terre Haute, he was the son of Lewis M. and Mildred R. Overton Baker.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during Vietnam, including two tours and received two Purple Hearts. He worked at the GM metal fabrication plant in Indianapolis.

Survivors include his children, Melissa Leaver, Plainfield, Brian M. Baker, Clayton, Brent J. Baker, Plainfield, Andrea M. Baker, Greencastle, and Lewis "Jake" Baker, Greencastle; one brother, John L. Baker, Avon; and close friend Carol A. Knapp, Greencastle.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and a sister, Pamela Baker.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bittles and Hurt Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Rev. William Wieland officiating. Burial will follow at 1 p.m. at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Terre Haute.

Visitation is 10 a.m. until service time Friday.

Condolences may be e-mailed to the family at inbth@keystonegroup.com