Henry Baker

November 9, 2021


Mr. Henry “Fred” Baker of Tampa, FL passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2021.  Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. at Ray Williams Memorial Chapel, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606 with Pastor Johnnie Miller, officiating.  Interment will follow in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery.

Mr. Baker was a native of Coolidge, Georgia and a resident of Tampa for over 70 years.  Fred was a Concrete Finisher for various companies.  He was a member of Friendly Missionary Baptist Church. 

He was preceded in death by: his mother, Katie Williams; father, George Baker; sisters, Blandine, Blanche, Betty, and Poochie; and brothers, George Jr. and Tommy.

He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving wife, Evelyn; daughters, Tia Downey (Markus), and Luwanda English; grandchildren, Shakeema Downey, Markus Downey, Jr., Roche Lawton (Taylor), Darrell Henley (Tamika), and Jessie English, Jr.; great grandchildren, D.J., Keon, Darielle, and Ariel; sisters, Gertrude, Ola, and Patricia; brother, Charzelle Baker (Sheri); sisters-in-law,  Kim Baisden, Peggy Austin, Lillian Sanford, Terri Floyd and Helenor Baker; aunt, Lula Lewis;  neighbor, Walter Hayes (Betty); Habana Nursing Home Staff, Francine and Diane;  dear friends, Gloria Hutchins, Clevetta McHenry, and Marsha Roberts and a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relatives and dear friends.

Visitation will be held one hour prior to the Funeral Service from 2:00-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 27, 2021 at Ray Williams Funeral Home, 301 N. Howard Avenue, Tampa, FL.

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November 27, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Ray Williams Funeral Home
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL 33606-1508
Guaranteed delivery before the Visitation begins

Funeral Service
November 27, 2021

3:00 PM
Ray Williams Memorial Chapel
301 N. Howard Avenue
Tampa, FL
Guaranteed delivery before the Funeral Service begins

Interment following funeral service
November 27, 2021

Rest Haven Memorial Park
4615 East Hanna Avenue
Tampa, FL 33610

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