J.D. Baker

BAKER, John David “J.D.,” 57, passed away December 14, 2012.

Born August 28, 1955, he was a son of Bonnie Baker Cox and the late George David Baker. He was a 1973 graduate of Franklin County High School and a 1983 Graduate of EKU, where he held a Bachelors Degree in Communications. J.D. was a member of Mount Vernon Baptist Church, was a Marine Corps veteran, and worked over 20 years at Okonite Cable.

Other than his father, he is preceded in death by his brother, Russell Gary Cox; and his step father, Russell Cox, Sr. He leaves behind to cherish his memory his mother, Bonnie Baker Cox; sister, Gayle Vice (Terry); niece, Kimberly Tullar; nephew, David Tullar; many cousins, aunts and uncles; and special friends, Mike Meighan (Linda) and Ed Oakes (Becky).

Funeral service will be 2:30 pm Monday at Kerr Bros. – Harrodsburg Rd. by Bro. James Herd with burial to follow in Lexington Cemetery. Visitation will be 5-8 pm Sunday and after noon Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Disabled American Veterans in his memory.

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