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1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
James Baker

James Edward Baker

Sunday, September 27th, 1942 - Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
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Obituary

James Edward Baker, 77, of Norfolk, VA entered eternal rest while at DePaul Medical Center, Norfolk, VA on January 23, 2020.
James was born on September 27, 1942 in Norfolk, VA, to the late Richard Baker and Ethel Edwards Baker Foskey.
James was educated in the Norfolk City Public School system and worked as a Carpenter with the Navy Public Works Center, Norfolk, VA. He later started his own business performing a variety of home improvements and repairs.
James was a member of Wesley Union AME Zion Church of Norfolk, VA. In his leisure time, James enjoyed reading, working on cars and engaging in conversations with people about life trials and tribulations.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard Baker and Ethel Edwards Baker Foskey; a sister, Doreatha Payton; a brother, Richard Baker Jr; and a daughter, Linda Weaver.
He is survived by his brother, Ralph Foskey Jr. (Judith) of Norfolk, VA and a sister, Christine Foskey-Brown (Alonzo) of Suffolk, VA.
James also leaves to cherish his memories his children, Jacqueline Weaver (Gerald Marve) of Mount Morris, MI; Brenda Weaver of Norfolk, VA; Ethel Shepherd (Richard) of Norfolk, VA and grandchildren as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Thursday, January 30th, 2020 | 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Thursday, January 30th, 2020 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home
    Address
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Service

    Friday, January 31st, 2020 | 11:00am
    When
    Friday, January 31st, 2020 11:00am
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Interment

    Location
    Forest Lawn Cemetery
    Address
    8100 Granby Street
    Norfolk, Virginia 23502
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Paula Dignan

Posted at 06:41pm
Please accept my deepest sympathy for the loss of your beloved brother. You and you family are in my heart and prayers. Paula Dignan and Family
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