Robert Bruce Baker passed away on Monday, May 23, 2023, in his home in Bethany, Oklahoma surrounded by loved ones at the age of 83.
Robert was born on Monday, July 3, 1939, in Brackettville, Texas to Bruce Arnold and Alice Jules Baker.
He met the love of his life; Ellen in September of 1959 and they married in September of 1961. They enjoyed 61 years and 8 months of marriage before the Lord called him home. Robert was an avid reader and read everything and anything he could. He had two bachelor’s degrees; he was working on obtaining a third just because he could and was a 32nd degree Mason. He spent time playing the guitar and would put hot sauce on just about everything. He loved spending time with his family and although his demeanor was quiet, he was a strong supporter for his loved ones.
Preceded in death by his parents Bruce & Alice Baker and brother John Baker.
Survived by his wife Ellen, son Justin (Dea) Baker, daughter Tamara (Elisa) Hodge, grandchildren Duncan, Calvin, & Emory, brother B.J. (Gail) Baker, sister Barbara (Charles) VanDeman, niece Tonya, nephews Jason, Nathan, Matt & Neil, and many other family members & beloved friends.
He will be missed by all that knew him.
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