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In loving memory of
David Carlton Baker
  • August 29, 1943
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  • March 02, 2016

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David Carlton Baker, 72, of Winter Springs, Florida passed away March 2, 2016 at Florida Hospital Hospice Care. He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Marion, his son David, his daughter Carly and her husband Edward, Grandchildren, Kyle, Cece,  and Jason, and his brother Haven. He is preceded in death by his father George, mother Pauline and brother George. He grew up in Tuckerton, NJ. He graduated from Southern Regional High School and Rider University. He was an officer in the US Army Pershing Missile Battalion. He and his family moved to Florida in 1981 and opened Carly Ane’s Floral Studio Inc., where he worked until retiring in 2014. Dave was an active member of the Winter Park Chamber of Commerce and E.A.G.O. business club. He loved boating, auto racing, motorcycling, traveling, and political discussions. A Celebration of Dave’s life will be held at the Luxmore Grande Estate, 1120 Orange Avenue, Winter Springs, FL 32708 on Sunday March 13, 2016 at 1:30pm.  Memorial Contributions may be made to the Florida Hospital Hospice Care, 770 W. Granada Blvd., Ste. 304, Ormond Beach, FL 32174 or the Alzheimer Association, 2180 W. SR 434, Ste. 1100, Longwood, FL 32779.

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  1. Gerry Liff lit a candle:
    12 Mar 2016
    Lit since March 12, 2016 at 3:00:41 AM

  2. rob kubier says:
    11 Mar 2016
    Dave will be missed

  3. Jimmy white says:
    10 Mar 2016
    My fellow friend And mentor when I was invited to joinEAGO ,Dave used to call me one of the Jersey boys because we grew up in Jersey and I moved here in 1981 too.Dave will be missed by so many !
    God bless you my friend

  4. Claire and George Teixeira says:
    09 Mar 2016
    For almost forty years, we had the honor of calling Dave and Marion friends. There is an empty place in our hearts. Our love and sympathy to Marion, David and Carly and her family.

  5. Harvey Glowaski says:
    09 Mar 2016
    So glad we got to visit with Dave and Marion at our reunion in 2014 at Gunlock, Utah. I have known Dave since our Army officer training in 1966 and although assigned to a very critical national defense mission in Germany, he was always able to remain calm under immense pressure. He was a level headed leader of soldiers who readily followed him. Although we may no longer see that twinkle in his eyes, I will always remember it. May God watch over him on his last march to mess. He has left Marion with a lifetime of memories to sustain her during this difficult time. We are all better for having known and served with him.

  6. Sherrill Whitten says:
    09 Mar 2016
    Thinking of you all at this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  7. Gloria Doscher says:
    09 Mar 2016
    My heartfelt sympathy goes to Marian and family. I'm sure David will be missed by all. Reading some of the tributes below I noticed he was a member of the EAGO club. My late husband, Robert (Big Bob) Doscher was also a member and perhaps our paths crossed over the years.

  8. Laura Sundberg says:
    09 Mar 2016
    My heart goes out to Marion and your family. You were so lucky to have Dave for such a long time. He was a loving and supportive husband, and I know he will be terribly missed.

  9. Sylvette says:
    09 Mar 2016
    May the beautiful memories serve as comfort during this time!

  10. Maria Shafer says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Dave was an extraordinary person, and he will be missed. My condolences to his family at this difficult time.

  11. Tracy Huggins says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Dave was funny and entertaining. He was a good person and was a good role model in business and EAGO. He will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and coworkers at this difficult time.

  12. Tracy Huggins lit a candle:
    08 Mar 2016
    Lit since March 8, 2016 at 3:23:57 AM

  13. Nancy Pitt says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Thinking of Dave with fond memories of how kind he always was especially his concern after Dave passed. My condolences to all the family.

  14. Nancy Pitt lit a candle:
    08 Mar 2016
    Lit since March 8, 2016 at 3:41:46 AM

  15. Doug Belton lit a candle:
    08 Mar 2016
    Lit since March 8, 2016 at 3:59:13 AM

  16. Bob Heid says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Dave was a very special person. His energy and positive outlook always improved wherever he was. A true gentleman and friend. He will be missed!

  17. Melva Copley says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Dave and his family were friends. I enjoyed working with Dave. He had a sense of humor that kept my staff and me in stitches. He will be missed by all.

  18. Melva Copley lit a candle:
    08 Mar 2016
    Lit since March 8, 2016 at 3:16:36 AM

  19. Brian Fatigati says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Dave was a caring guy that had a great sense of humor. He will be missed

  20. Gary Carmack says:
    08 Mar 2016
    Dave was a rock.....very inspiring. Enjoyed doing business with him and interacting on a personal level. Godspeed

  21. Aziz Hussein says:
    07 Mar 2016
    Dave instilled a lot of
    good qualities within the Eago group. Very
    rarely you saw him complain always working hard till the end towards the work he always cherished .
    Will always be missed.
    May his soul rest in eternal peace.

  22. Bette Lord Hillman says:
    07 Mar 2016
    Dave was a vital part of EAGO and made a positive Impression year after year as a business associate. He was a bright and sunny part of every day. Caryl Ann Floral Studio was a perfect business for him. Skip and I will miss him very much!

  23. Lora Crone says:
    07 Mar 2016
    Dave's eternal smile and true concern for those he met will remain with us forever. He embraced so many and made everyone feel like family. Dave will be missed by many and we lift our prayers to him and his family.

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