NASHVILLE SCHOLARS UNTIMELY DEPARTURES
William Clyde Baker, III
BAKER III, William Clyde Age 73 of Nashville,
Mr. Baker was preceded in death by grandparents, William C. and Annie Mae Baker; parents, Maj Gen William C. Baker, Jr., Dr. Hazel Keily Baker; aunts, Katherine Hoskins, Madge Pickrell, Helen Annette Baker; cousins, Robert Baker, SFC Gomer Davis Hoskins, Jr., Charles C. Pickrell. He is survived by cousins, Martha Faye, Susan Allen, Anne D'Angelo, Col Clyde B. Hoskins. Mr. Baker retired from the US Army as a Lt. Col.
He was a charter member of the Nashville Scholars of the Three Pipe Problem, and his canonical name was Tranter, a popular revolver mentioned in several of the Sherlock Holmes stories. Bill, as the curator for weapons at the museum, chose this nom with much consideration.