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Forest Lawn Funeral Home & Memorial Park

4955 Pine Street, Beaumont, TX

OBITUARY

Joseph Lee Baker

February 24, 1942February 18, 2020
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Joseph Lee Baker, 77, of Sour Lake, passed away on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 in Beaumont. He was born on February 24, 1942 to the late Troy and Melba Baker.

Joseph was a dedicated, hard worker and worked in the oilfield for over 30 years. He was an loving father and cared deeply about his family. Joseph met and married the love of his life Ruth. Joseph & Ruth lived together in happiness, and now will be reunited & rest together in peace.

Joseph was preceded in death by his wife Ruth Baker; son, Richard Wayne Dickey and daughter, Debbie Neely.

Survivors include his daughters, Lillian Stevens of Pinewood, Pam Lynch of Fred, Lara Welch of Sour Lake; son, James Troy Baker of Austin; sister, Linda of West Virginia; grandchildren, Lucas Baker, Virginia Gray, Wayne Istre, Jace Henderson, Mandy Bonds, Derick Kibodeaux, Charlie Pace, Brandi Nicole Brown, Barron Kendrick, Jessica Richter, Troy Welch, Chanda Clark; 10 great grandchildren.

  • FAMILY

  • Troy Baker, Father (deceased)
  • Melba Thomas, Mother (deceased)
  • Ruth Baker, Wife (deceased)
  • Richard Wayne Dickey, Son (deceased)
  • Debbie Neely, Daughter (deceased)
  • James Troy Baker, Son
  • Lillian Stevens, Daughter
  • Pam Lynch, Daughter
  • Laura Welch, Daughter
  • Linda, Sister
  • Lucas Baker, Grandchild
  • Virgina Gray, Grandchild
  • Wayne Istre, Grandchild
  • Jace Henderson, Grandchild
  • Mandy Bonds, Grandchild
  • Derick Kibodeaux, Grandchild
  • Charlie Pace, Grandchild
  • Brandi Nicole Brown, Grandchild
  • Barron Kendrick, Grandchild
  • Jessica Richter, Grandchild
  • Troy Welch, Grandchild
  • Chandra Clark, Grandchild
  • Mr. Baker also leaves behind 10 great grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Jimmy Baker
  • Troy Welch
  • Barron Kendrick
  • John Lynch
  • Matthew Richier

Services

  • A Gathering of Family and Friends Friday, February 21, 2020
  • A Celebration of Joseph's Life Friday, February 21, 2020

Memories

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Melanie Baker

February 21, 2020

My husband, Robbie Baker, has known Mr Joe (as he always called him) is the one who introduced me to Mr Joe. He was always very nice to me and joked around. He will be dearly missed.

Macie Grider Parsons

February 20, 2020

Joe was a gentle giant...I have wonderful memories working with Joe. A wonderful man who loved his family and had many friends. Rest In Peace my friend. My deepest condolences to all of the family. You will never be forgotten...
Macie

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