Carl Haywood Baker, Sr., the eldest of the late Rev. and Mrs. John Haywood William Baker and Laura Mae Murphy Baker, was born in Kinston, N.C. on November 10, 1951. He was surrounded by his loving family as he departed his life on Sunday, March 28, 2021.
A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00pm on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at the Antioch Baptist Church (1415 Holloway St. Durham, N.C), with Reverend Prince Raney Rivers (of Union Baptist Church) officiating. There will be a visitation from 12:00 noon to 1:00pm where friends and loved ones can attend the viewing and greet the family from a distance. To remain safe and cautious of Covid-19, everyone is required to wear a face mask and maintain social distancing. We ask that anyone experiencing cold/flu-like symptoms not attend. If you wish to join the celebration virtually, we invite you join via Zoom, click the livestream button at the top of page or click Watch Video at end of page.
Carl's wish was to be cremated so in lieu of burial flowers, any gifts or contributions can be sent to the family home in Durham, NC or to 255 W MLK Blvd Unit 406 Charlotte NC 28202.
Masks are to be worn and social distancing required at all meetings, visits and services. All acts of kindness are appreciated during this difficult time.
Flowers will not be accepted on behalf of the family at Holloway Memorial Funeral Home.
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