Kendall Lee Baker, age 48, of Ashburn, VA, formerly of Beckley, WV, and Fort Mill, SC, passed away on Saturday, October 12, 2019.
Kendall joined the U.S. Army as a Military Policeman in 1990.
During his service, he was stationed at the White Sands Missile Range in White Sands, NM. He also served at the Allied Forces Central Europe (AFCENT) in Brunssum, Netherlands. After an honorable discharge in 1995, Kendall continued his career in law enforcement, working for the Mount Hope Police Department, Fayette County Sheriff, and the West Virginia State Police. In 2002, Kendall was hired by the Department of Homeland Security where he served as a United States Air Marshal.
He finished his law enforcement career as a trainer at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC).
He was the loving father of Zachary and Stella Baker. In addition to his children, he is survived by his parents, Denarl and Barbara Baker of Beckley; siblings, Lisa Ridenhour of Knoxville, TN, Robin Carr of Woodstock, GA, and Richard Baker (Terri) of Goldsboro, NC; as well as his maternal grandparents, Kelso and Thelma Lilly of Beckley. In addition, Kendall is survived by numerous other close relatives and friends, including his former wife, Lora Baker.
Services will be private.
Memorial contributions to ALS Association (www.alsa.org) in Kendall’s name are greatly appreciated.
Adams-Green Funeral Home in Herndon, VA, is in charge of arrangements.
Obituary originally published in the October 18, 2019, edition of The Greenbrier Valley Ranger.