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Norman L. Baker

Date of Death: August 25, 2019
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Amherst Chapel
1600 Amherst Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Thursday 9/5, 11:00 am
Mount Hebron Cemetery
305 E. Boscawen Street
Winchester, VA 22601
Thursday 9/5

Luncheon to follow the interment:
George Washington Hotel
Winchester, Virginia


Memorial contributions may be made to:
French & Indian War Foundation
P.O. Box 751
Winchester, Virginia 22604

Norman L. Baker, war hero, scientist, publisher and historian passed away at the age of 93 on Sunday, August 25, 2019. He embodied the true American spirit with an unfaltering dedication to his country, his family and the preservation of our nation’s history. Baker, a 60-year resident of Fauquier County, Virginia lived a long andContinue Reading

Susan Howard left a message on September 5, 2019:
I am so sorry you have moved on and my sympathy to your family. You were so knowledgeable about so many things but I met you at Ft. Loudoun. You were so great at telling us all kinds of history about the fort and one of my fondest memories was going on a walking tour with you all around the fort. That was wonderful! I was not able to make it to your service today but you will not be forgotten. I am sure you are up in heaven now. Goodbye, Mr. Baker, and thank you so much for everything you did.
MKJ Client left a message on September 3, 2019:
Norman Baker was an original. He was exciting and there was never a dull moment in his presents. We send our love to all the family, Alison and Marcel Arrouet
D. Baker left a message on September 3, 2019:
My dear Brother, I will miss you very much, and may your journey through Space, and to Heaven be one of the of greatest of your rocket rides. Have a wonderful journey . . . Another STAR is born ! Your brother, Donald Ray
Louis G Swidowski left a message on September 1, 2019:
I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Baker on the 2014 Braddocks Road Preservation Buss tour. I remember sitting next to each other at Braddock's Battlefield History Center, and he taking the time to talk to me, patiently answering my remedial questions about General Braddock. I also remember him telling me "We are all students of history". I took that moment to ask him to sign my copy of his book, he wrote: To Louis "On the Battle Field" Norman Baker. I'll always keep that memory and that day I spent learning a shared passion. RIP Norman Baker
Don F. Hamilton left a message on September 1, 2019:
I will forever treasure my memories of Norman Baker and always remember the times with him studying Braddock's campaign on the bus tours and his talks at the many programs I was lucky to attend when he spoke. He was a gentleman in every respect and a dedicated student of American history second to none. His book has a special place in my collection of books about the Braddock campaign and a ready reference when I need it, now and always. Thanks, Norman, for all you did to help our understanding of this most important event. I'll never walk any part of the trail or read about the campaign without thinking of you.
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Diana and Galen Stewart left a message on August 31, 2019:
I wish that I had met Norman sooner in life and known him longer but am just grateful to have the opportunity to get to know a truely impressinve man and Marine.
Rhonda Boggs left a message on August 30, 2019:
Suzanne, I'm so sorry for your loss and my prayers are with you and family. Take care.
Daniel Kelley. BRPA left a message on August 29, 2019:
my condolences to the family. He will be missed on Braddock's Road.
Omps Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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