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James McKinley Baker, 95

 Verona resident James McKinley Baker died Monday, December 5, at his home. He was 95.
Mr. Baker was a lifelong dairy farmer and owner/operator of Baker Brothers Hillview Farm in Verona.
He is survived by his caregivers, Tim and Betty Slusher of Verona; one cousin, Billy Lewis of Ft. Mitchell; one niece, Kimberly Sanders of Ohio; one nephew, Clay Hardin of Kansas, and Cody Moore, whom he cherished as a grandson.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Martin Baker.
Visitation was held Thursday, December 8, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home in Verona. The funeral service was held immediately following visitation.
Burial was at the Baker Family Cemetery in Verona.
Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 485 South Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017, or to the Kentucky Dairy Development Council, 176 Pasadena Drive, Lexington, KY 40503.

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