Phillip David “Phil” Baker, 57
January 25, 1963 - December 4, 2020
Union County – Phil Baker, age 57, and a resident of New Albany, departed this life on Friday morning, December 4, 2020, in the comfort of his home following an extended illness of several years.
Funeral services honoring the Christian life of this much loved husband, father, grandfather, and son will be at 2 PM Monday, December 7 at the Wells Chapel Church with a visitation one hour before services. Pastor Michael Lumpkin will officiate. Burial will follow in the Wells Chapel Cemetery. Arrangements will be provided by The New Albany Funeral and Cremation Care (662) 539-7000.
Phil was a lifelong resident of Union County and was employed for 27 years by the Cooper Tire and Rubber Company in Tupelo before retiring for heath reasons.
An avid sports fan, Phil will be remembered as a person devoted to his family and one who enjoyed fishing, hunting, and special times with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his beloved wife, Shiryl Lynn Adair Baker, two daughters, Mindy Lynn Bowen (Chris) and Kaylee Beth Elder (Erik), both New Albany, his parents, Jimmy Dale and Sylvia Faye Baker, a brother, Marty Baker (Vickie), his much loved grandchildren, Logan and Kolten Bowen and Adalyn Elder, all of New Albany.
Memorials are requested to Home Care Hospice 301 Hwy 30 West New Albany, MS 38652.