Mr. Joseph Lee Baker, age 67, of Lynchburg, died on January 11, 2020, in Lynchburg. He was the son of Mrs. Mary Coleman Baker and the late Mr. Phil Baker Jr. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mrs. Deborah Jennings Baker, and two brothers, Earnest and Thomas Baker. He is survived by one daughter, Kimberly Baker of Delaware; three sons, Randy Berkley (Chartrice) of Lynchburg, Otto Jennings and Joseph Lee Baker Jr. of Baltimore; seven grandchildren; his mother, Mrs. Mary Coleman Baker of Appomattox; four sisters, Margaret Wright, Laverne Lee (James) and Mary Baker, all of Appomattox, and Helen Baker of Lynchburg; two brothers, Stanley Baker of Pamplin and Roy Baker of Baltimore; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 2 p.m. at The Jesus Center in Appomattox with interment in the church cemetery. Public viewing will begin Friday, January 17, 2020, from 12 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Condolences may be expressed at www.JeffressFuneralHome.com. Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home and Cremation Service of Brookneal.
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