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Raymond Oneal Baker

September 4, 1956 ~ May 2, 2017 (age 60)

Raymond Oneal Baker, 60, of Otto passed away Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Born in Jackson County, Georgia he was the son of the late James and Icie Rogers Baker.

He was owner of Raymond's Lawn and Tree Service. He loved music and played guitar and bass bucket in several bands; he enjoyed fishing and loved to watch his grandsons play ball. He was president of Otto Social Club and was known as the mayor of Otto, NC. He attended Prentiss Church of God. He loved his wife, children and grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of over 42 years, Aleta Baker; daughter, Alecia Baker McConnell (Jason) of Franklin; son, Rex Oneal Baker (Lynn) of Franklin; grandchildren, Gavin McConnell, Gunner McConnell and Garrett McConnell; two brothers, Vaughn Baker and Mitchell Baker both of Toccoa, GA and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Randy "Hub" Baker.

A funeral service will be held Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Prentiss Church of God with Rev. Don Moffitt, Rev. Tim Hayes and Rev. Kevin Chapman officiating. Burial will follow at Tessentee Church of God Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6:00 ‑ 8:00 pm at Prentiss Church of God.

Bryant‑Grant Funeral Home is serving the Baker family. Online condolences may be made at

 Service Information

May 5, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Prentiss Church of God
59 Church Hill Lane
Franklin, NC 28734

Funeral Service
May 6, 2017

2:00 PM
Prentiss Church of God
59 Church Hill Lane
Franklin, NC 28734

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