OBITUARY

Roberta A. Baker

March 12, 1948June 14, 2021

Roberta A. Baker, 73, of Henrico, passed away on Monday, June 14, 2021.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. Feely and Miriam J. Folkins and her sisters, Joni Wilkinson and Susan Ingold.

Roberta graduated from Emmaus High School in 1966 and later completed a year of college in Art History. She spent one year as an exchange student in Sweden. Roberta worked as an administrative assistant for Richmond Jet/ Aero Industries for over 40 years. She enjoyed bowling and was on the bowling league for Bowl America Eastern. She also volunteered as a financial counselor.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, James Baker, Jr.; daughter, Kimberley Dawn (Ted); and her grandchildren, Theodore James age 23 (Lindsey) and Hannah Kate age 15.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, June 26, 2021 at 11 a.m. at Nelsen Funeral Home, 4650 S. Laburnum Ave., Richmond, VA 23231. A reception will follow at Corinth Baptist Church, 11650 New Kent Hwy, New Kent, VA 23124.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, www.cancer.org/involved/donate.html.

  • FAMILY

  • She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert L. Feely and Miriam J. Folkins and her sisters, Joni Wilkinson and Susan Ingold. Left to cherish her memory is her husband, James Baker, Jr.; daughter, Kimberley Dawn (Ted); and her grandchildren, Theodore James age 23 (Lindsey) and Hannah Kate age 15.

Services

  • Memorial Service

    Saturday, June 26, 2021

Memories

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Ann Clarke

June 24, 2021

Jim, Kimberly and Family,
I was sad when I heard that Bobbi had passed.
I met Bobbi in 1975 at Aero Industrial. She worked for my father and mother-in-law , John and Helen Clarke. Bobbi was loved by everyone she met. She was a hard and dedicated worker who we appreciated a lot. She was not only an employee she was part of our family. Bobbi was always there when you needed her whether it was helping with the Christmas parties, working the race ( sometimes she would bring Jim to help) working charters, flying with Mrs.Clarke, Bobby and Dave Burke to North Carolina to pick out furniture for our lobby . She was always smiling, laughing and drinking her coffee when working the front counter. I can’t say enough about Bobbi. She’s a wonderful person who we all will miss dearly.
Goodbyes are not forever
Goodbyes are not that end
They simply mean we’ll miss you
Until we meet again.🙏
Bobby and Ann

Carolyn Milby

June 22, 2021

Jim, Kim, TJ and Hannah Kate, I am so sorry for your loss. Your Bobbi was such a brave, kind and compassionate lady. I have always been impressed by her care for others and her ability to put others first. I see her love and wisdom in each of you. I will greatly miss her, but I know that she continues to live on in you.
Carolyn Milby