Raymond Baker

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Raymond Baker

January 19, 1953 - March 09, 2019

Raymond Baker Raymond Baker, age 66, of Joplin, Mo., passed away on Saturday, March 9, 2019, at Joplin Health and Rehab. Mr. Baker, son of the late William "Clark" and Mabel (Smith) Baker, was born on January 19, 1953, in Joplin.
Raymond was a life-long area resident. After graduating high school, he worked for Joplin Workshops, was a handy man around town and attended First Gospel Workers Church, in Joplin. He enjoyed riding his bike around town, going to various flea markets, and "junking". He will be remembered by his family as a great storyteller and miss his personality that could light up a room.
Survivors include two brothers, Rev. Randy Baker, of Joplin, and Billy Masters, of Kansas City; six nephews; and one niece. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Mary Topper and Joyce Monteer.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 14, at 11 a.m. at Mason-Woodard Mortuary, in Joplin, with burial to follow at the Fairview Cemetery, in Joplin. The family will receive friends beginning at 10 a.m. on Thursday until service time at the mortuary.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Holiness Church of Joplin and may be entrusted to the mortuary.
Published on March 13, 2019
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