Baker, Lester, age 90, a resident of Hazel Park since 1952 passed away January 24, 2015. He was born April 13, 1924 in Twila, Kentucky. Beloved husband of Shirley. Dear father of Douglas (Linda) Baker and Paul (Kim) Baker. Grandfather of Kate and James Baker. Great Grandfather of Mackenzie and Ashlynn. Brother of Grant Simpson. He retired from the Cross Company in 1986. Lester enjoyed his 1956 Oldsmobile. He served in the U.S. Army in the Pacific Asiatic Campaign during World War II. Lifetime member of the DAV and the NRA. Visitation will be held Friday, January 30, 2015 from 3 p.m. until the time of services at 7 p.m. at Hopcroft Funeral Home, Madison Heights Chapel. Burial at Christian Memorial Cemetery, Rochester Hills, Mich. hopcroftfuneraldirectors.comPublished in Daily Tribune on Jan. 28, 2015+Read More Share Listen to Obituary Remember Share a message, photo, or video below View all messages 2 "Just heard that Lester passed away and would like to offer..."- Jim Kauppila"our deepest sympathy to the Baker family ..jack &Emily Deel" Add a memory or condolence to the guest book Add Message Please add or record a video for the family of Lester Baker Add a video + Please add a photo and share in the life story for Lester Baker Add a photo +