Gerald Baker
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Gerald Baker

NAME

Gerald Lamont Baker

HOME OF RECORD

Holmes Beach

DATE OF BIRTH

06/03/1943

STATE

Florida

DATE OF DEATH

December 25, 1993

BRANCH OF SERVICE

Navy

Biography

Gerald Lamont Baker, Smokey, served with the Navy in Vietnam between 1963 and 1967. During his third tour of duty, Gerald contracted a fungal infection which attacked his skin. Years of steroid treatment of this disorder weakened his heart and ultimately caused his death on December 25, 1993. Gerald served his country with honor and without complaint. Faced with hardship, he remained upbeat and positive.

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR Gerald Baker
POSTED ON 9.15.2011

Never Forgotten

Never Forgotten
Gerald Lamont Baker, Smokey, served with the Navy in Vietnam between 1963 and 1967. During his third tour of duty, Gerald contracted a fungal infection which attacked his skin. Years of steroid treatment for this disorder weakened his heart and ultimately caused his death on December 25, 1993. Gerald served his country with honor and without complaint. Faced with hardship, he remained upbeat and positive.
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