James Avery Baker

December 24, 1954 ~ January 16, 2022 (age 67)

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James Avery Baker, 67, of Thomasville, passed away Sunday, January 16, 2022, at his home.

Born December 24, 1954, in Surry County, he was a son of John H. Baker of Thomasville and Elizabeth Ann Anderson Baker of Archdale. James was a graduate of Trinity High School and a transportation supervisor with the City of High Point. He was an avid bowler, huge Tar Heel, and Trinity Bulldog fan.

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his wife, Loretta Hunt Baker of the home, stepson, Bobby Troxler of Thomasville; grandchildren, Jacob Troxler, and Savannah Troxler.

James was preceded in death by his brother, Terry Baker.

Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM Thursday, January 20, 2022, in the chapel of Wright Funerals-Cremations. Burial will follow in Holly Hill Memorial Park.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 AM until 10:45 AM prior to the service.

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Wright Funerals-Cremations is in charge of arrangements.



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Visitation Prior to the Service
January 20, 2022

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Wright Funerals-Cremations, High Point
1720 Westchester Drive
High Point, NC 27262

Funeral Service
January 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Wright Chapel, High Point
1720 Westchester Dr.
High Point, NC 27262


Holly Hill Memorial Park
401 West Holly Hill Rd.
Thomasville, NC 27360

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