Bruce Baker

09/14/1935 –

 12/11/2019

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  • Funeral Service
Date: 12/14/2019
Time: 2:00 pm
 – 3:00 pm

Obituary

Bruce Baker passed away on December 11, 2019. We will celebrate his life of 84 years at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 14, 2019, at Lake Ridge Chapel. Friends are invited to share memories and expressions of sympathy for the family to cherish in the area below the obituary.

Bruce was born on September 14, 1935, to Clarence and Dora Baker in Tom, Oklahoma. He married Patsy “Pat” McDermett on January 6, 1950, in Levelland, Texas. Bruce loved his family and as well as the Dallas Cowboys. When the Cowboys were playing the team was his main focus! He loved his Lord and wanted everyone to know about the saving power of Jesus. Papa loved his 13 grandchildren dearly and enjoyed spending time with them. When they learned how to drive they often stopped at Nanny and Papa’s house for coffee, conversation, cookies, and love. He was extremely proud of his 34 great-grandchildren.

Survivors include his children, Missy Hall and husband, Robert; Cindy Glenn; Carolyn Casey; Wyvonne Mann and husband, Richard; Bruce Baker and wife, Tammie; 13 grandchildren, Robby Hall and wife, Hope; Ronny Hall and wife, Chelcee; Ally Hall, Ramsey Glenn and wife, Ashley; Kimm Hastey and husband, Kelly; Kevin Casey and wife Monica; Jason Harris and wife, Shonta; Shelly Jones and husband, David; Kristy Mann, Brandon Baker and wife, Lauren; Tiffany Griffin and husband, Hunter; David Baker and wife, Thalia; and Tanner Smith, and wife, Jessica; 34 great-grandchildren; and brother, Tommy Baker and wife, CeCe.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Dora Baker; wife, Pat Baker; and grandson, Dustin Glenn.

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5 thoughts on “Bruce Baker”

  1. Missy & Rob,
    We are so sorry to about you dad. We know how much love and care you gave him. We are praying Gods love and peace upon you and your family.

    Much love,
    Randy & Vicki

  2. What a great man! Lit into my butt when needed but loved me always. Always welcoming to the dinner table! So many memories with that ol’ driver! Can’t wait till we meet again! All my LOVE to Cindy, Rams and the entire family!! You all mean so much to me!!

  3. Carolyn, Kimm, and families, We are so sorry for your hearts ? We celebrate your precious loved one’s graduation to be with the Lord.
    May many happy memories heal your hearts and give you smiles, until y’all can meet again.
    Deepest Condolences,
    Gayle and Cleta

  4. What I most remember about Bruce Baker was the great stories he could tell! The next time you saw Bruce if you didn’t remember the stories he told before he would be more the willing to tell you again! LOL He was the greatest father figure I ever knew. His whole life is the example of ,redemption , salvation through Christ’s forgiveness and love. He has fostered an amazing family with the love of his life Patsy. Their daughter Carolyn is my sister-in-law and the family always referred to me as Carolyn Knott Casey. He believed this to be funny and it was. I was always made to feel welcomed even though I was never truly family. I have been through life on the edges of this family and am always amazed and comforted by the loyalty this large extended family has one another. No matter how they felt about each others point of view, their love was unconditional. I truly will miss Bruce and the world will be less without his presence but Oh my goodness what a marvelous soul that Haven has gained! I love all my Bakers and pray that they receive the blessing of Peace that passes all understanding.
    Carolyn Knott Casey

  5. May the love of Christ and the peace of His salvation be with and guide your lives forver. Bruce & Pasty Baker knew this to be true and lived their lives in accordance to His will.
    Family, continue their legacy of love. We love you.
    Gladys & Mannie Williams.

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