Nathan L. Baker, 80, of Glen St. Mary died Monday, November 5, at St. Vincent’s Medical Center in Jacksonville following an extended illness. He was born in Chipley, FL and lived in Tampa and Baldwin before moving to Glen St. Mary in 1967. He was the son of the late George H. and Rosie Belle Womble Baker and the widower of Pansy B. Baker. He was a refrigeration mechanic with Fruit Growers Express in Baldwin for over 27 years until retirement.
Mr. Baker was a member of the First Baptist Church of Macclenny, an Air Force veteran of the Korean Conflict and a former volunteer with the Baldwin Fire Department who enjoyed wood working, flying model airplanes and visiting craft shows.
He is survived by daughter Tina Mobley of Macclenny; son Aaron (Carol) Baker of Baldwin; brother Horace H. Baker of Riverview, FL; grandchildren Celeste Baker, Jennifer Cribb, Joseph Bland and Jesselyn Mobley; great-grandchildren Chrissy Lamunyon, Cayla Barber and Zoey Cribb.
The funeral service for Mr. Baker was conducted at 11 am on November 9 at his church with Dr. Edsel Bone, senior pastor, officiating. Interment was at Manntown Cemetery, Glen St. Mary. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.