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“Cracker and my husband Bennie Penrod shared a close friendship and love of hunting dogs. Our family was saddened to hear of his passing. ”
1 of 14 | Posted by: Mary Penrod - Belton, KY - Friend

“I am so sorry to hear about Cracker's passing. We were classmates for all 12 years of school. I had not seen him for a few years but always enjoyed...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: JoAnn Wood Wilson - Louisville, KY

“I'm so sorry for your loss, Angie, Ricky and Joyce. I had the pleasure of meeting him at one of your family reunions, and I've heard you tell stories...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: CONNIE BOOHER - PADUCAH, KY

“Dear Venida, Todd, Vince, and family: I just want to say how sorry I am about the loss of Cracker. So awful to be taken that suddenly; just doesn...Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: Austeen (Hughes) James - IN

“So sorry to hear about the loss of Cracker . He was a great guy and will be missed. ”
5 of 14 | Posted by: Everett Allen Fleming and family - IN

“To Crackers family and Joyce, I am so sorry for your loss. I had not seen Cracker for many years. Our Mothers were sisters and we spent a lot of...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Jennie (Weatherford) Powers - IN

“So sorry for your loss. He was an awesome man ”
7 of 14 | Posted by: Misty Mackey - Central, KY

“A beloved cousin and friend. He will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family in this time of need. He was always a pleasure to be...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: Marlin Sue Moran - Crown Point, IN

“Blessings and comfort at your time of lose. ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: Benjamin and Karen Sorrels - KY

“I am so very sorry for your loss. I did not recognize it was my friend and classmate from all those school years, from first grade all the way...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Faye (Grace) Braswell - Owensboro, KY

“So very sorry to see on Facebook that your husband has passed away. Dan and I send our prayers. Stayed a few days at Beech Bend last year and thought...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Shirley & Dan Schneider - AZ

“So sorry for your loss....sending lots of love to you and kids.... ”
12 of 14 | Posted by: Marta and Jr Morphew - Browder, KY

“sorry for your loss ”
13 of 14 | Posted by: Drucella parsons - dunmor, KY

“sorry for your loss ”
14 of 14 | Posted by: pamella parsons - dunmor, KY

BELTON - S.P. "Cracker" Baker, 75, of Belton, died Sunday, February 12, 2017, at 1:40PM in Beechmont. Mr. Baker was born October 23, 1941, in Muhlenberg County. He was a retired coal miner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Phillip and Martha Baker.

He is survived by his wife, Venida Vincent Baker; sons Christopher Todd Baker of Lexington and Vincent Grant Baker of Belton; granddaughters Chelsea Baker and Carli Baker; sister Joyce Whitney of Belton; niece Angela (Ricky) Whitmer of Central City; and two great-nephews.

Visitation will be Wednesday, February 15, 2017, from 2-7PM at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at