Baker, Leon Marcus (Dalton)

Monday, May 21, 2018

Leon Marcus Baker, 56, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life on Friday, May 18, 2018 in Dalton. 

Leon was born on Feb. 4, 1962 in Harlan County, Ky., a son of the late Clyde and Lena May Smith Baker.

Leon was a 1980 graduate of the Harlan Independent High School in Harlan, Ky.  Following school, he proudly served his country in the United States Marine Corps.  Following his armed forces service, he had been employed by Brown Printing. 

He is survived by his brothers, Garrett L. Baker and Angela Wright, Michael Baker, and Robert Baker all of Dalton, Clyde Baker and Michelle Baker of Lexington, Ky., and Steve Baker of Florida. 

To honor Leon’s wishes, he will be cremated and no formal services will be held. 

Arrangements are by Ponders Melrose Chapel 138 Melrose Drive Dalton, GA 30721, 706-226-4002


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