William Gene “Bill” Baker Jr., 49, of Arapahoe, died Monday, June 24, 2013.
He had been suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder since being honorably discharged from the Marine Corps after serving two enlistments. He was a native of Cleveland.
Service will be held at a later date.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Louise Baker; five daughters, Gillian and Laura Snider of Arapahoe, and Brandi, Kaylie, and Jessica Baker, of Warren, Ohio; two sons, Wesley Snider of Arapahoe, and Nash Snider of Washington State; his mother, Sarah G. Baker of Killen, Ala.; one brother, John Baker, of Killen, Ala.; and two sisters, Jennifer Kennedy of Havelock and Rebecca Baker, of Killen, Ala.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, 4200 Morganton Road, Suite 300, Fayetteville, NC 28314 or at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Arrangements are by Pollock-Best Funerals and Cremations, New Bern.