James Baker

James Dallas Baker

Wednesday, June 28th, 1933 - Sunday, September 15th, 2019
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James Dallas Baker, 86, of Camby, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2019. He was born June 28, 1933 in Indianapolis to Arville and Margie (King) Baker. He married Rosemarie (Haltom) Baker on October 21, 1959. He was a resident of Indianapolis for 83 years and a resident of Camby for three years.

James is survived by two loving children, Dawn (Michael) Blake of Camby and Michael Baker of Mooresville; one brother, Wayne (Wanda) Baker of Bargersville; one sister, Joann (Oren) Demaree of Franklin; four grandchildren, James Stapert of Camby, Jonathon Stapert of Indianapolis, Karla Baker of Indianapolis, and Heather Baker of Temple, Texas; and two great grandchildren, RemiJoe Stapert and Kyleigh Carter. James is preceded in death by his wife, Rosemarie Baker; both of his parents; one brother, Robert Baker; and one sister, Janie Baker.

James was a 1952 graduate of Southport High School, where he was Vice President of his senior class. He went on to serve in the Navy during the Korean War and was discharged in 1956 as a Gunner's Mate 2nd Class. James retired in 1996 from Central Indiana Trane Company where he was a Senior Service Engineer. He was an active member with the American Legion Post #103. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed being outdoors with family and friends.

Family and friends may show their love and support from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 19 at Jones Family Mortuary in Mooresville. A celebration of life service, officiated by Kameron Packard, will follow at 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Military honors will follow graveside service at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens in Greenwood.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor to Horseshoes of Hope Equine Academy, 12956 N. Slideoff Road, Camby, IN 46113.

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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Jones Family Mortuary
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN 46158
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  • Service

    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 | 1:00pm
    Thursday, September 19th, 2019 1:00pm
    Jones Family Mortuary
    4165 E. Allison Road
    Mooresville, IN 46158
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    Kameron Packard
  • Interment

    Forest Lawn Memory Gardens
    1977 South St. Rd. 135
    Greenwood, IN 46143
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Debbie Wallace

Posted at 09:30pm
So sorry for your loss prayers for the family Debbie Demaree Wallace

Susie Orme Perry

Posted at 05:01pm
I went to grade school and high school with Jim. I have the highest regard for Jim. He was always a gentleman and fun friend. He had such a sweet personality. He will certainly be missed. My sympathy to all his family. Susie Orme Perry

Lillian Rucker

Posted at 09:25pm
Condolences to Dawn and the family, SHC caregiver Lillian Rucker

Susan Tirsway

Posted at 08:42am
We are so very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts. Please let us know if we can assist in any way.

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