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"Rick" James Rickey Baker

February 13, 1956 ~ December 29, 2019 (age 63)


James Rickey "Rick" Baker, 63, passed away December 29, 2019, formerly of Spring City and Huntsville, Ala.,

 He was a veteran serving in the US Army. He worked for “The Doc Tommy Scott Medicine Show” for seven years as a guitarist and a stage manager. He traveled America and played thousands of shows over the years. After this he was a Manager for Strings and Things music store in Athens, TN., where he also was an instructor and taught guitar lessons. Upon many accomplishments he was a professional guitar player and music was always his passion.  

 Rickey is preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Emma Lela Clark Baker.

 He is survived by his children, 2 sons James Allen Baker, Randy Gene (Christy) Baker, Grandchildren; Courtney Nicol Baker, Brandon Lee Jackson, Whitney Nicole Baker, Brooke Taylor Baker, Allen James “AJ” Baker; sister; Virginia Baker Cantrell,  along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Service will be Saturday, January 4, 2020 at 1:00pm in the Chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Minister Steve Brown officiating.

Family will receive friends Friday, January 3, 2020 from 6:00-8:00pm.

Interment will be in McClendon Cemetery in Spring City. TN.

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January 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Virginia Baker Cantrell

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