First Posted: 3/17/2009
MOUNT AIRY Mr. Max Ray Baker Jr., 35, loving husband of Mrs. Kristy Moser Baker, of Mount Airy, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, March 16, 2009. He was born in Surry County on Nov. 18, 1973, to Mr. Max Ray Baker Sr. and Mrs. Vickie Baker Brown and was of the World Wide Church of God faith. He was a member of the Surry Central High School ROTC and was very dedicated to the Westfield community where he coached baseball for the Westfield Boosters Club Oriels and a former volunteer fireman for Pine Ridge Fire Department. He leaves to cherish his memory his devoted wife, Kristy Moser Baker of the home; two daughters, Britnie Alexandrea, 15, and Makayla Mae and her twin brother, Mackenzie, 6; four sons, Jeremy Austin, 12, Tyler Lee, 13, and Jesse Eugene, 11; his father, Max Ray Baker Sr. of Lowgap; his mother, Vickie Baker Brown of Mount Airy; a brother, Christopher Travis Baker of Mount Airy; and his father and mother-in-law, David and Deborah Moser. Mr. Baker was preceded in death by a brother, Jeremy Clay Baker; his maternal grandmother, Mae Doss Granny Mae Atkins; his paternal grandparents, Odell and Mary Jane Baker; and his maternal great-grandparents, Marvin and Beulah Doss. There will be a graveside service on Friday at 2 p.m. at Skyline Memory Garden by the Rev. Zane Fishel. The family will receive friends on Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m. at Temple Baptist Church. Moody-Davis Funeral Home is serving the Baker family. Flowers will be accepted, or memorial contributions may be made to the Max Baker funeral fund, c/o Moody-Davis Funeral Home, P.O. Box 295, Dobson, NC 27017. Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.