Kenneth Ray Baker
North Little Rock, AR, 1961 - 2023
Kenneth Ray Baker was born on December 3, 1961, in Little Rock, Ark., to Alfonzo Baker, Sr. and Juanita Pridgeon Baker. Kenneth transitioned on July 24, 2023, at the age of 62. Preceded him in death; his parents, Alfonzo Baker, Sr. and Juanita Pridgeon Baker, and his nephew Cameron Daniel Ricks.
He was a proud graduate of Forrest City High School in 1980 and went on to serve in the United States Marines from 1983 to 1987. Kenneth enjoyed a wide range of music, but his favorite was Sade Adu's Smooth Operator.
Kenneth is survived by his angel, Charlotte Rae Peoples, and his siblings: Vernestine Baker Stewart, Emma Baker Dye, and Alfonzo Baker, Jr. of North Little Rock, Ark., Deborah Baker Forney of Waldorf, Md., Linda Baker Brown of Sherwood, Ark. and Mary Baker Bryant of Little Rock, Ark., along with nieces and nephews.
The graveside service will take place on Wednesday, August 2, 2023, from 1 p.m. at the Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery, 1501 West Maryland Avenue, North Little Rock, Ark. 72120.
Services entrusted to Faithful Funeral Home, 7727 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, Ark. 72204.