Arthur G. Baker Jr.

November 10, 1943September 13, 2012

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 American Heart Association and Multiple Sclerosis.


  • Visitation Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • Visitation Monday, September 17, 2012
  • Funeral Services Monday, September 17, 2012

Arthur G. Baker Jr.

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Moneta Holloman

September 17, 2012

My thoughts and prayers,go out to the Baker family .

September 17, 2012

Keith & Kathy and family,
Our prayers are with you. It's never easy dealing with a loss, especially someone near and dear to you.
Debbie & Jim Collins

American Heart Association

September 16, 2012

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.

September 15, 2012

Mary and family, my deepest sympathy at this difficult time. Cindi Wessel

Don Harris, U.S.Navy Retired

September 15, 2012

Dear Baker Family,
Please accept my most heartflt sympathies for your thoughts are with your family during this defficult time, but I pray that you will have many wonderful memories that will sustain you through the rough moments.

Branch 365 FRA

September 15, 2012

Honoring the Memory of a Shipmate. No words can touch what you're feeling. No person can soften the loss. Still we are thinking about you and hoping it helps in some way to know that we share in your sadness.

American Heart Associaiton

September 15, 2012

May your memories of the wonderful times you shared with your loved one comfort you and your family, today and always.