Dr. William Leroy Baker

January 10, 1957July 23, 2018

Dr. William "Bill" L. Baker, 61, of Terre Haute passed away on July 23, 2018. Bill was born on January 10, 1957 in Bedford to Marion Eugene Baker and Mildred June Weyer Baker.

He served his country in the United States Air Force, retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant. Bill was recently a professor of Construction Management at ISU. He was preceded in death by his parents, and his sister, Janet Moore. Surviving are his brother, Dr. Richard Baker and wife Ellen; his children, Dr. Thomas Baker and wife Amber, Mark Baker and wife Tiffany, Sarah Osborn and husband Jeff, Andy Roman, and Katey Earl and husband Shaun; and his many beloved grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life with Military Honors will be held on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 3 PM at Roselawn Funeral Home, with Pastor Mel Camp officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 PM until time of services at the funeral home.

Those who knew Bill know that he was a very passionate and active member of the community. He was very involved in many organizations that gave to the community in various ways including; building, clothing, feeding, and fund raising. In honor of Bill's memory, the family asks that you return an act of kindness to your community knowing that it will take all of us to replace only a fraction of his efforts.


  • Celebration of Life Sunday, July 29, 2018

Dr. William Leroy Baker

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Julie Dixon

July 29, 2018

So sorry for your loss Mark, Tiffany and Family! Prayers

Elaine Edwards

July 29, 2018

I saw Bill about three months ago or longer at the bank. We talked a while. He was my supervisor at Song . Sorry to hear about his passing Rest In Peace Bill

Randy & Vanessa Hanneman

July 27, 2018

We were so saddened to hear of the loss of Bill. We have many fond memories of him & Tammy when they were here in Tulsa. He will be missed. Prayers for the family.

Jerri Thurston

July 27, 2018

Blessing to the family, I worked will Bill at Sony, he was my supervisor for awhile, I got to know him well and really thought a lot of him, Very sorry to hear of his passing, prayers Rest in Peace Bill..

Troy Nichols

July 26, 2018

So very sorry for your loss. I have too many great times with Bill to list here, so very shocked and saddened to hear of his passing. Bill was an amazing guy, we will all be diminished with his loss.