Gilliland Howe Funeral Home

110 East North Street, Greensburg, IN


Robert W. Baker

May 3, 1927August 4, 2019

Robert W. Baker, 92 of Greensburg, passed away on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Aspen Place Health Campus. Robert was born on May 3, 1927 in Bedford, IN, the son of Al and Pearl (Simmerman) Baker. He married Beverly Ann Hannum on May 17, 1954 in Lawrenceburg and she preceded him in death on September 22, 2011. Robert served in the United States Army Air Corp during WWII in Germany and France. After returning home, he worked as a truck driver for 40 years, retiring in May of 1989. He was a Lifetime Member of the Eagles, American Legion, VFW and the Conservation Club. Survivors include three daughters – Kathy (James) Biles of Greensburg, Patricia Baker of Shelbyville and Lorrie Collins of Greensburg; two sons – James Baker of Versailles and David (Lisa) Baker of Coral Springs, FL; one brother William Baker of Atlanta, GA; seven grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife and one brother Wilber Baker. A Graveside Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 10am at the Rossburg Cemetery in New Point. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the American Legion Post 129 or Our Hospice of South Central Indiana. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.


  • Al Baker, Father (deceased)
  • Pearl Baker, Mother (deceased)
  • Beverly Ann Baker, Wife (deceased)
  • Kathy (James) Biles, Daughter
  • Patricia Baker, Daughter
  • Lorrie Collins, Daughter
  • James Baker, Son
  • David (Lisa) Baker, Son
  • William Baker, Brother
  • Wilber Baker, Brother (deceased)

  • American Legion Post 129
  • Our Hospice of South Central Indiana


  • Graveside Funeral Service Wednesday, August 7, 2019


Robert W. Baker

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Carolyn Harrison

August 6, 2019

I'm very sorry for your loss.
Every day I drive home from work I see your house in Sandusky and think of the Bakers. Your family are in my thoughts and Prayers ((Hugs))

Kathy Brown

August 5, 2019

So sorry for your loss, your parents always treated me like one of the kids. Love yall

Patty Otto (Lee)

August 5, 2019

Im so sorry for your loss..Baker was always a good friend to my dad Gene Lee...They had a lot of good memories..I seen him last when my mom passed away 4 yrs ago..always pleasant to talk too..prayers for you all!