Baptist Hospital Executive Charles Baker Dies at 84

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (BP) — Charles Baker, 84, died Dec. 21, 2019 at Baptist Reynolds Hospice House in Collierville, Tenn. Baker served for more than 40-years at Baptist Memorial Healthcare Hospital in Memphis rising to Executive Vice President of the hospital.

Baker supervised the hospital’s first progressive computer program. Under his direction, Baptist Hospital also merged all of its investments and endowments. In addition to his roles with hospital he worked with the International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation, serving as a commissioned Officer during the Korean conflict, according to a family obituary at www.memorialparkfuneralandcemetery.com/obituaries/Charles-Baker-35/#!/Obituary.

Baker attended Ouachita Baptist University Baker and earned a Bachelor of the Arts degree. He was a member of the ROTC and was commissioned by the university in 1956. Baker received his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago.

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Source: Baptist Press