Victor Ellis Baker

Victor Ellis Baker, 69, of Moyock N.C. passed away in his home on April 28, 2020. He was born in Nash County, NC on 9/24/1950, and was the oldest son of Victor Thomas Baker and Louise Ellis Baker.

Victor was preceded in death by both of his parents, and is survived by his wife of 44 years, Kay Herrington Baker and two children, daughter Tara L. Baker Petersen (Jason) and two grandsons, Tanner McDonald and Zachary Baker; his son Marvin Ryan Baker (Tamara) and two grandsons, Wyatt Baker and William “Teddy” Baker. Victor is also survived by his two younger brothers, Danny Baker (Marcia) and Ricky Baker.

He grew up in Virginia Beach, VA graduating from First Colonial H.S. in 1968 where he went on to attend, and graduate, from Virginia Tech in 1975 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. He later earned a Master’s Degree from The George Washington University. Victor spent 24 years as an educator for the Chesapeake Public School System, until his retirement in 2000. He was a member of Great Bridge United Methodist Church and active with Scouting throughout his entire life. He was a member of Willis V. Fentress Masonic Lodge #296 in Virginia Beach, VA where he served as Worshipful Master in 1996 and District Deputy Grand Master for the 56th Masonic District in 2006 for the Grand Lodge of Virginia.

A memorial service will be held at a later date for family and friends. Memorial Donations can be made to Willis V. Fentress Masonic Lodge, 6060 Providence Rd. Virginia Beach, Va. 23464.

Twiford Funeral Home, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Baker family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at