Barber Shop To Donate Wednesday Proceeds To Baker Family

Posted: 5:04 PM, Jun 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-05 20:12:57-04

As slain Dickson County Sergeant Daniel Baker was laid to rest , the community grieved alongside family and friends, some even tried to help ease some of the family's pain.

Dickson is where you can find good conversation and make long lasting connections, and for Doc's Barber Shop, that's how they met the Deputy Sgt. Baker.

"Yeah, I cut his hair for a while, and got to know him. I know some of his family," said barber Nathan Cremeans.

Sadly, Cremeans wont be cutting Sgt. Baker's hair any longer. The deputy's life came to an end after he was shot while responding to a call.

"I've never heard anyone say anything bad about him. I've met people he's arrested and they liked him. He treated them fair," said Cremeans.

Sgt. Baker did so much good for the community, Docs Barber Shop wanted to do something for the grieving family.

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"We both kind of looked at each other and said hey let's just have a day where we donate all of our earnings including tips to the family," said Ron Long, Doc's Barber Shop, Owner.

If you are in need of a hair cut, Wednesday is the day to do it. They're hoping the community will come together to help ease a pain that they're only beginning to try to understand.

"I'm going to miss him. I'm thankful that I knew him and I'm thankful for all of the police officers who put their life on the line," said Cremeans.

The business is located inside Ragan's Arcade, at 204 North Main Street in downtown Dickson.