Obituary: Dwight “Ike” Baker


A graveside service for Dwight “Ike” Baker of Cullman, Alabama will be 2:00 P.M. Monday, October 25, 2021 at Valley Springs Cemetery. Reverends Perry Knight and Tim Box will be officiating. Visitation will be at Hanceville Funeral Home on Monday prior to the service from 12:00 P.M. to 1:00 P.M.

Mr. Baker was born on October 3, 1944 in Cullman to Willis and Tilda (Tubbs) Baker. He died at the age of 77 at The Folsom Center in Cullman on October 23, 2021.

Survivors include his sisters, Joan Calvert and Grace Presley; and a host of nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Baker was also preceded in death by his infant sister; and siblings, Elsie Lynn, A.W. “Hoss” Baker, Jack Baker, Kenneth “Ken” Baker, Shelby Lee and Weldon Baker.

The family would like to send a special ‘Thank You’ to the caregivers at The Folsom Center for their love and compassion for Mr. Baker as well as the support given to the family during this difficult time of transition.