Travis Baker – Identified
From The Travis Baker Family:
CUE Volunteers ,
On behalf of the Baker family I want to extend a heart felt thank you for your endless support,time,money,search efforts ,education and guidance.
Its true what they say,”It takes a village to raise a child .” It also takes a village of people to bring them home also.
And CUE has gone above and beyond thur this endless struggle and continuous journey and for that their is not any words or verbage to thank each any everyone who plays their role in CUE.
In loving memory of beloved Travis Lee Baker we wanted to take a moment and embrass our love for each and everyone associated with The Cue Center for Missing Persons as part of our extended family .
God Bless ,
The Family of Travis Lee Baker
Travis Lee Baker Obituary
Travis Lee Baker
July 10th, 1987 – June 24th, 2009
Travis Lee Baker, 21 of Taylorsville, NC died June 24, 2009.
Travis was born July 10, 1987 in Catawba County; he was the son of Carroll Dwayne and Patricia “Trish” Hughes Baker. He graduated from Bunker Hill High School in 2005, where he played football and baseball. He loved fishing and hunting. He was preceded in death by a son, Takoda Chilton Baker and his maternal grandfather, Leroy Hughes.
Survivors include his parents, Carroll Dwayne and Patricia “Trish” H. Baker of Taylorsville; brothers, Brandon Baker of Taylorsville, NC, Jerry Sigmon, Jr. of Claremont, NC and Aaron Sigmon of Claremont; paternal grandparents, Carroll Wayne Baker of Hickory and Linda Kaye Johnson of Taylorsville; maternal grandmother, Mona Lee Hughes of Conover; paternal great grandmother, Lula Hughes of Hickory; uncles, William David Hughes of Conover and Phillip Cavender of Nashville, TN; aunt, Monica Leigh Wheeler of Cherryville, NC; nephews, Jesse Cavender, Preston Hitchcock and Cody Wheeler; and God parents, Trina & Jerry Sigmon, Sr. of Claremont.
A service of remembrance will be held at 4:00 pm on Thursday, July 2, 2009 in the chapel of Drum Funeral Home in Hickory. The Rev. Scott Johnson will officiate and entombment will follow at Catawba Memorial Park in Hickory.
Pallbearers will be Angel Rodriquez, Sr., Alex Rodriquez, Angel Rodriquez, Jr., Billy Little, Aaron Sigmon and Jerry Sigmon, Jr.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 3:45 pm on Thursday at Drum Funeral Home in Hickory.
Condolences may be sent to the Baker family at http://www.drumfuneralhome.com
Memorials may be made to Travis Lee Baker Foundation, c/o Peoples Bank, 213 1st Street West, Conover, NC 28613 or to CUE Center for Missing Persons, PO Box 12714, Wilmington, NC 28405.
The Baker family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to Drum Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Hickory, 940 29th Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
Travis Lee Baker Foundation, c/o Peoples Bank, 213 1st Street West, Conover, NC 28613 or CUE Center for Missing Persons, P O Box 12714, Wilmington, NC 28405
1:30PM to 3:45PM on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 at Drum Funeral Home – Hickory (map/driving directions)
4:00PM at Chapel of Drum Funeral Home – Hickory on Thursday, July 2nd, 2009 (map/driving directions)
Funeral service information will be released soon, please pray for his family during this difficult time
Human remains were discovered this week and is believed to be that of Travis Lee Baker a press conference is schduled for Thrusday, June 25th at 2:00 pm for recent developements in this case. Please pray for his family.
Missing Since: April 16, 2007
Taylorsville, North Carolina
Classification: Endangered Missing
Weight: 160 lbs.
Hair Color: Dark Brown
Eye Color: Blue
Hair trimmed short.
Four tattoos: Red and black tribal bands on left and right
upper arms, the name “Haley” on his chest, his last name “BAKER”
in capital Old English letters on his back.
Details of Disappearance
On April 16, 2007, Travis Baker was scheduled to work at 5:30pm at MDI, a food distribution company in Caldwell County, North Carolina. He never showed up for work and his last two paychecks were never picked up.
Anyone with information on Baker should call the Catawba County Sheriff’s Office at 465-8301 or the CUE Center for Missing Persons at (910) 343-1131 or the 24-hour hotline at (910) 232-1687.