Charlie Baker, coach and educator at Peabody, dies at 82

Coach Charlie Baker | Photo Credit: Mr. Baker's Family

ALEXANDRIA, La. (KALB) - He was a man known and loved by the Peabody High School community. Charlie Baker, a coach and teacher there for 32 years died last Friday at the Alexandria VA Medical System Hospital. He was 82.

Friends tell us that “Coach” Baker was a great community leader in the City of Alexandria and donated his time to a number of organizations and causes including Omega Psi Phi and the Sickle Cell Anemia Foundation.

Funeral services for Charlie Baker will be this Saturday at Newman United Methodist Church in Alexandria with visitation from 9 to 11 a.m. and the funeral starting at 11.

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