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Funeral service for David Gene “Shake” Baker, 48, will be held on Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff, with burial to follow in Timrod Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday 5-7 p.m. at Powers Funeral Home, Lugoff. Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Mr. Baker passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Born in Lancaster, S.C., he was the son of Wanda Heckle and Paul E. Davis and the late Ricky Gene Baker.  He enjoyed raising his chickens and riding motorcycles. After David’s accident in 1989, he never lost his will to live and knew people everywhere.  David’s dog, “Reba” was his best friend.

Surviving are his son, Hunter Ross Baker of Bishopville; mother, Wanda Davis (Paul) of Bethune; grandmother, Betty B. Baker of Lexington; stepbrother, Eddie Davis (Lisa) of Lugoff; and many aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by grandparents, Newman and Georgia Heckle and Edward Baker.

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