MAMOU The family of Willie Edgar Bill Baker, 82, announce his passing on Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at his residence. Services will be held at 2:00 pm Thursday, May 26, 2011, in the Ardoin Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow in the New St. Anns Cemetery with Brother Ervin Goodman officiating.
Bill was a Veteran of WWII and the Korean Conflict having proudly served in the United States army as a Pilot. Bill retired with Tenneco also a pilot with PHI for years. Sadly missed but joyfully remembered by his wife Minerva G. Baker of Mamou his two daughters, Gwendolyn Ann Baker of Mamou and Pamela B. Berzas of Duralde two brothers, Harold E. Baker of Rogue River, Oregon numerous Nieces and Nephews seven grandchildren, Bobby Wayne Fontenot, Edgar Lee Boone, A.J. Buxton, Brandon S. Berzas, Lucas D. Berzas, Garrett R. Berzas and Kathleen C. Berzas ten greatgrand children, Cameron, Chloe, Camille, Carson, Daisy, Scott, Kaye, Macie, Londyn, Cooper Berzas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John F. and Alice Baker one greatgranddaughter, Marianne Alisha Berzas.
At the request of the family, visitation will be held at Ardoins Funeral Home in Mamou on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 from 10:00 am until time of services.
Family and friends may view this obituary, sign the guest book or send condolences online at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com
Ardoins Funeral Home of Mamou is in charge of arrangements. 337.468.5231