James Charles Baker
January 9, 1942 – May 31, 2017
James Charles Baker, age 75, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 31, 2017.
Born in Wilmington, DE, on January 9, 1942, Jim was the son of the late James Avery and Emma (Johnston) Baker. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Army. After working for ICI in the 1960’s, he then became a self-employed entrepreneur.
In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by his sister, Louise Brown. He is survived by his children, James C. Baker, Jr. (Lynnette), Bonnie S. Cinar, and Cathy A. Adams (Jeff), all of Middletown; his children’s mother, Susanne Baker of Middletown; sister, Elizabeth West of Bear; grandchildren, J.T. and Amanda Baker, Jasen and Karli Pisano, Nichole Arnold, and Jon and Kyle Adams; and great grandchildren, Jaxsen and Leah Arnold and Van Adams.
A gathering for family and friends will be held from 4 pm until 7 pm on Friday, June 9, 2017, at the Minquadale Fire Company Memorial Hall, 129 E. Hazeldell Avenue, New Castle, DE. Interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Legion Canal Post 25, PO Box 70, Middletown, DE 19709.