Marty Carroll Baker, age 68, passed away early June 11 after a long illness.
He grew up in Cherryville and graduated in 1972 with honors.
Marty was preceded in death by his parents, Walter "Red" Baker and Starlene Cooke Bridges.
He is survived by two sisters, Karen Baker Evans of Kinder, Louisiana and Kay Baker Harley of Kings Mountain and a brother, Walter Mark Baker of West Gardiner, Maine.
Private services will be held.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.