Mr. Virgil Drennan Baker III

virgil baker

March 22, 1939 ~ January 17, 2023

Born in: East Point, Georgia
Resided in: Stone Mountain, Georgia

Mr. Virgil Drennan Baker III, age 83, of Stone Mountain, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, January 17, 2023. He was born on March 22, 1939 in East Point, Georgia. He was the son of the late Virgil Drennan Baker Jr. and Lucile Carswell Baker.

Mr. Baker is survived by his current wife, Shirley Baker; sisters, Mary Alice Dawadi, Anita Haynes, and brother, James Carswell Baker; son, Dren Baker, daughters, Laura Miller and Helen Skelton;  grandchildren, Bobby, Andy and Ashley Miller; Joni, Matthew and Sam Baker, David and Amanda Jones, and Ryan Baker and great-grandchild, Suzan Jones.

Mr. Baker is preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Betty Baker and his son, John Baker.

The funeral service for Mr. Virgil D. Baker III will be held on Sunday, January 22, 2023 at three o’clock in the afternoon at Wages and Sons Funeral Home, 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, Georgia, 30083, (770) 469-9811.

The family of Mr. Baker will receive family and friends from one o’clock in the afternoon until the funeral hour at the Wages and Sons Funeral Home in Stone Mountain, Georgia.


Visitation: January 22, 2023 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


Celebration of Life: January 22, 2023 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Wages & Sons Stone Mountain Chapel
1040 Main Street
Stone Mountain, GA 30083


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  1. CandleImageLaura and Family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. We are out of town and hate that we can’t be there for you. Know you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Mark and Lynn Moncrief

  2. CandleImageSo sorry to hear about the passing of Virgil. We met in 1973 when Gov. Carter restructured state government and developed the Department of Administrative Services. I loved to talk to him as he was so knowledgeable. My sympathies to his family.

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