Richard Baker
Return to Coonrod Funeral Home

Obituary of Richard Baker

Richard Leroy Baker 67, of rural Roodhouse passed away early Thursday morning March 16, 2017 at his home.

Born July 14, 1949 in Alton the son of the late William Henry and Omalee Pence Baker, he married Diane Turner in 1993 and she survives at home. Also surviving are his daughters Angie Baker, Angel Baker both of Arkansas, Shantell Baker at home, and several stepchildren as well as grandchildren. Two brothers Bill Baker of Kane, IL and Russell Baker of White Hall and sister Carol Sue Brannan of Kane also survive.

Richard graduated from North Greene High School, and worked at EMI for over 20 years until it closed. He enjoyed the outdoors especially hunting and fishing.

Private family services will be held.

Condolences may sent to the family at

The Coonrod Funeral Home in Winchester is in charge of the arrangements