Bennett Edward ‘Eddie’ Baker, age 73, of Wildwood, walked through heaven’s gates on December 9, 2021 to join his dad, Bennett Washington Baker; mother, Jean Long Baker; daughter, Tonya Baker Long; brother, James Paul Baker (Glenn); and infant brother, Billy Baker.
Survived by his wife of 31 years, Joyce Underwood Baker; sons, Kenny Baker, Mikey Baker; daughter, Melinda Baker Bryant; stepdaughter, Missy Sharp McCroskey; stepson, Brad Sharp; many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
He worked for the railroad for many years. His accomplishments, although bound to a wheelchair for 40 years, include antique cars, driving round track racing, and serving as a police officer in Greenback. He was also an accomplished marksman in police competitions, winning many trophies.
Interment will be private at Cedar Grove Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Dotson Funeral Home, Wildwood. (865-984-5959) Online condolences may be made at www.dotsonfuneralhome.com
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