Arthur G. Baker, Jr., 68, of Chandler, passed away Thursday, September 13, 2012, at Deaconess Gateway Hospital. He was born on November 10, 1943 in Evansville.
Art was a US Navy Veteran serving during the Vietnam era. He retired from the US Navy after 20 years.
He attended First Christian Church in Newburgh.
Art enjoyed fishing, four-wheeler riding, and canoe trips, and spending time with his cat, Keke. He was a loving husband, father, and grandfather and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death in 2005 by his wife of 36 years, Linda Baker; parents, Arthur G. Baker, Sr. and Thelma Baker.
Art is survived by his daughters, Jennifer Jamison (James), Jaylene Porter (Dean), Jeanine Maurer (Richard); grandchildren, Jeff Jamison, Brooke Russell, Kelsey Maurer, Cameron Maurer, and Jace Jamison; sister, Patricia Mackey (Bob); brothers, Robert Baker (Pam), John Baker, and Keith Baker (Kathy); fiancé, Mary Day; uncle, Don Huett (Betty); and nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, September 17, 2012 at Alexander North Chapel, officiated by Rev. Mike Claypool with burial at Sunset Memorial Park with military rites. Friends may visit Sunday from 2:00 to 8:00 PM at the funeral home and on Monday from 10:00 AM until service time.
Memorial contributions may be made to
and Multiple Sclerosis.