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James Charles Baker  

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.

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  1. Raymond Gray, June 2, 2017

    RIP-Big JIM

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  2. Charlotte Lloyd, June 2, 2017

    So sorry for your loss. My son, Chris, thought the world of JIm. He was a fun and wonderful guy! God bless you and God bless JIm.

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  3. Russell and Donna Brooks, June 2, 2017

    Sorry for your loss.
    Love and Prayers to the whole Baker Family
    Russell and Donna

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  4. Dorene Carse, June 2, 2017

    Bonnie and family,

    My condolences to all of you on the passing of your Dad (Grandfather). Hugs and prayers for comfort and God’s arm on your shoulders for strength.

    Love,
    Dorene (Dorito)

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  5. Glen and Diane Hall, June 2, 2017

    Karli: We are sorry for the loss of your Grandfather.

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  6. Debbie Davis, June 2, 2017

    He will be missed . He was such an awesome person to know . My thoughts and prayers are with his family .

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  7. Cheri Tidwell, June 2, 2017

    To my Dear Friend “Bake” where do i begin…ive known u for over 20yrs…u grew up with ur children Jimmy n Bonnie thru highschool. But my friendship with U started as U bieng my customer at Portofinos…me bieng ur Bartender/server…i served u lunch at least 3days a week n i know when i wasnt there u didnt like it n would give me shit for not telling u i was takn off…u n i always had good conversation….u always listened to my issues n always gave ur advise!!! U helped me thru the years even renting me ur old apartment down on the water. I loved it there. Im gonna MISS U MY DEAR FRIEND!!! i believe ur at peace now n resting!! U will always be with me in my heart…i love u MR.BAKE….4ever n always..love Cheri

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  8. Cookie Tompkins, June 3, 2017

    You did it your way, Bake!! You will be greatly missed by all. Jerry and Cookie

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  9. Pat Weismiller, June 3, 2017

    With deepest sympathy I send my condolences to your family.

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  10. Marsha Andrews, June 3, 2017

    So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family. Marshs

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  11. Carol Sweetman, June 4, 2017

    I grew up with Jimmy, We went to school and lived in the same neighborhood, riding bikes, playing baseball. When it snowed building forts. Sympathy to all his family and friend. RIP Jimmy

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  12. Madonna McKeon, June 4, 2017

    Jimmy. You will be missed, you touched so many people with your Kindness and I will Miss You my Friend . You were always there for me. I remember when I lost my Dad You came to the shop to say I am here for you?? I remember the Christmas’s that made you so HAPPY to make all the rounds to see your Children and your Grand Children YOU ARE MISSED and my deepest Sympathy to YOUR FAMILY. I Love You Jimmy Love, Madonna

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  13. Jeanne Butler, June 4, 2017

    My sympathy to Jim’s family. Jim was his own person. He would do anything to help a friend. But just never cross him. I was glad to know him.

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  14. Shiela, June 7, 2017

    I’m sorry to hear about your loss and pain and wanted to share the Bible’s hope of a resurrection at John 5:28,29 at a time when there is no more sickness pain or death right here on earth according to Revelation 21:3,4.

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  15. Jr Goubeaud, June 7, 2017

    Rip

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  16. Ray Abbott, June 8, 2017

    Cathy, I’m very sorry for your loss. I didn’t really know your father, but having known you these last few years I know he must have been a great man. We, the officers and members of The American Legion Canal Post 25 appreciated his efforts to help us and will also mourn his loss. We are so sorry.

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