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Sherman Eugene "Sam" Baker

July 16, 1932 — September 26, 2022

Charleston, South Carolina

Sherman Eugene "Sam" Baker


Sherman Eugene "Sam" Baker, 90, of Charleston, South Carolina, husband of Caroline Hamrick Baker, entered into eternal rest on Monday, September 26, 2022. His graveside funeral service will be held Saturday, October 8, 2022 in Carolina Memorial Park at 2:00 pm. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. West Ashley Chapel.
Sam was born July 16, 1932 in North Manchester, Indiana, son of the late Sherman Eugene Baker and Clara Moser. A 1950 graduate of Central High School, Sam joined the Navy and worked as a Training Device Technician. He retired from the Navy after 20 years and worked as a defense contractor and traveled within the United States and abroad. 

Sam was predeceased by his first wife, Thoma, sister Louise, brother Arthur, and stepson Kevin Ash.
In addition to his wife, Sam is survived by his stepchildren and their families, David Vaughn (Gloria), their daughter Danielle Nelson (Brad), their son Nicholas, of San Diego, CA, Robin Vaughn (Gloria) of Jekyll Island, GA and Kimberly Vaughn Fitzsimonds (Kelly), sons Kyle Sherman Fitzsimonds and Joshua Drake Taylor of St. Augustine, FL, Sondley L. Hamrick, Jr. (Joanne), their children and Daisy C. Hamrick of Charleston, SC and multiple nieces, nephews, and cousins in Indiana.


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