William R. “Billy” Baker, 47, of Paducah died at 12:42 a.m. Monday, April 29, 2013, at Baptist Health Paducah.
He was a retired pipefitter with the Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 184 and a member of Central Church of Christ of Paducah.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth (Tucker) Baker; one daughter, Allison Nicole Baker of Paducah; one stepson, Jason Ray West of Paducah; his mother, Wanda (Sikes) Baker of Paducah; two brothers, Brad Baker and Benjie Baker, both of Paducah; one grandchild, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his father, William O. Baker.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 2, 2013, at Central Church of Christ with Jim Faughn officiating. Burial will follow at Wallace Cemetery in Marshall County.
Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 1, 2013, at Hughes Funeral Home of Paducah and after 10 a.m. Thursday at the church.