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Thomas Lee Baker
  • Victory Life Church
    6892 D. Drive North
    Battle Creek, MI 49014

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“I wish to convey to the family and friends of Tom Baker my heartfelt condolences over your loss. Tom and I communicated on Facebook for several...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Michael Downing - Battle Creek, MI

“I am deeply sadden and pray for your comfort. Tom was a long time friend/family. He showed up at every garage sale I had and purchased all his...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Annette Gray - Portage, MI

“Veronica, so very sorry for your loss. Your father loved you very much. He will be you angel. ”
3 of 6 | Posted by: Roxanne Plane - Battle Creek, MI

“Veronica and family,I am in shock and so very sorry to see Tom's passing. What a great guy, co-worker and friend. I always enjoyed talking with him...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Sandra Williams - Marshall, MI

“I'm going to miss my brother very much. Ronnie's sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 6 | Posted by: Yates Carol Carol - Brandon, MS

“We miss you more than words can say my dear brother. ”
6 of 6 | Posted by: Jerry Pyle - Fort wayne, IN

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Thomas Lee Baker, 69 of Battle Creek, MI, went to be with the Lord on April 12, 2022. He was born on May 21, 1952 in Marshall, MI. Thomas enlisted in the United States Air Force in 1973 and proudly served his country for seven years.

Thomas is remembered as a very kind and outgoing guy. He was very giving and would do anything for anyone in need. Thomas loved his trips to South Haven, MI, going to car shows and having the opportunity to fellowship with his church family at the Men's Breakfast every month at Victory Life Church. Thomas's faith was very important to him and he was very active in his church. Thomas is loved by all who knew him and will be greatly missed.

Thomas is survived by his mother, Eleanor Yates; his daughter, Veronica Baker; his brother, Herbert (Mary); his sisters, Carol Yates, Alice (Rickey) Warren, Rose (Ricardo) Meza and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his father and his brother, Earnest Yates.

Funeral services for Thomas will be April 26, 2022 at 12:30 p.m., at Victory Life Church in Battle Creek, MI. Visitation will be an hour and a half prior starting at 11:00 a.m. Donations may be made to Victory Life Church. Arrangements are by Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care. Personal messages to the family or favorite memories of Thomas may be placed at