William T. Baylor Industrial arts teacher


Services for William T. Baylor, an industrial arts teacher in Baltimore schools for nearly 30 years, will be held at 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the Douglas Memorial Community Church, Lafayette and Madison avenues.

Mr. Baylor, who was 58 and lived on Bowers Avenue, died of cancer Monday at University Hospital.

He first taught printing at the Lemmel Middle School and more recently mechanical drawing at the Calverton Middle School.

A native of Knoxville, Tenn., he was a graduate of Hampton University and did graduate work at other institutions including Towson State University and the University of Maryland at College Park.

He came to Baltimore as a young man after visiting relatives in Catonsville.

Mr. Baylor served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

A member of Omega Psi Phi fraternity, he was active at Douglas Memorial Church as a member of the steward board and an usher board.

He liked to play tennis, follow football and basketball, and watch old movies on television. He also liked to entertain at home dinner parties or barbecues, regaling visitors with his jokes.

He is survived by his wife, the former Deniece Smith; a son, Scott C. Baylor of Baltimore; a daughter, Jill D. Baylor of Baltimore; his stepmother, Edith Baylor of Knoxville; a sister, Charlotte Little of Randallstown; and a brother, Alonzo H. Baylor of Cincinnati.

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