Farming Rural 18

Donald Edward Baker

November 9, 1939 ~ July 27, 2020 (age 80)


Donald Edward Baker Sr, 80, of Poplar Bluff, Missouri passed away Monday, July 27th, 2020 at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

Donald was born on November 9, 1939 to Norman and Gertie Baker in Naylor, Missouri. He married Jacquiline Stephens on May 14th, 1971 in the city of St. Louis, Missouri

Donald served as a member of the United States Army. He was a hard-working and godly man who enjoyed his occupation as a farmer. Donald was quiet but an attentive listener. His biggest joy was spending time with family, especially his grand babies.

Donald is survived by his wife Jackie; one son, Donald Baker Jr. (Melissa) of Hillsboro, Missouri; one daughter, Sheila Breckle (Bob) of Cedar Hill, Missouri; four grandchildren, Justin & Paige Breckle, and Allyson & Allyssa Baker; two brothers, David Baker of Poplar Bluff and Virlin Baker of Hampton, South Carolina; one sister, Joyce Keen of Doniphan, Missouri.

Donald was preceded in death by his parents; two sisters, Ruth Bagby and Occie Madrid; one brother, Everette Baker.

Visitation will be held on Monday, August 3rd, 2020 at Cotrell Chapel at 1:00 PM with Funeral Service to follow at 2:00 PM. Burial with take place at Black Creek Cemetery with officiating by Reverend Roger Mayo.

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August 3, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cotrell Chapel

Funeral Service
August 3, 2020

2:00 PM
Cotrell Chapel

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