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R.L. Baker, 81, died August 22, 2011, in Borger.
Services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2011, at Fellowship Baptist Church with Rev. Bill Sizemore officiating. Interment will follow in the Eastlawn Garden at Highland Park Cemetery, under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Borger.
R.L. was born January 19, 1930 to Raymond â€śPeteâ€ť and Mary Ellen Baker in Oakwood, Oklahoma. He married Della F. Chambless April 22, 1950 in Thomas, Okla. R.L lived in Borger over 60 years and was a Baptist. He was employed with Phillips Petroleum from Feb. 29, 1952, to Oct. 28, 1985, retiring from the instrument shop.
Survivors include two sons, Casey Baker and his wife Jyme of Porter, Texas, Stacey J. â€śBudâ€ť Baker and his wife Susie of Borger; a daughter Cecillia â€śSisâ€ť Harvey and her husband John of Borger; two brothers, Millage Baker, Snip Baker and wife Penny, all of Fay, Okla., three sisters, Mable Lovelace of Tuttle, Okla., Lahoma Beckloff and her husband George, Naomi Anson, all of Oakwood, Okla., twelve grandchildren, and nineteen great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents, wife Della Faye on May 16, 2001, three sisters, and a grandson Austin in 1997.
In lieu of flowers please donate to your church or favorite charity.
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