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Melvin Baker Sr.

Melvin Baker Sr.

Melvin David Baker Sr., of Crescent, died Sunday, April 30, 2022, at Southeast Georgia Health System.

The funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 7, in Belleville Cemetery.

A walk-through viewing will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. on Friday, May 6, at Prospect Baptist Church in Crescent.

He is survived by his children, Vernell Amos, Melvin Baker Jr., Larry Baker Sr., Ruby Cuthbert, Catherine Hutcherson, Eula Bell Noble and Tonya Nicholas; siblings, Frances Dunham, and Solomon Luther Baker Sr.; 15 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; five great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.

Darien Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.