January 26, 1941 - June 23, 2020
Mr. Jerry L. Baker, 79 of Forsyth, MO died, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at his residence. Services will be private. Jerry Lee Baker was born, Sunday, January 26, 1941 in Ellington, MO to Charles and Mamie (Kyle) Baker. Jerry grew up in Taney County in the Drury Refuge area in Mincy, MO, Hollister and Branson. He graduated from Branson High School and served four years in the U.S. Navy. He retired from White River Electric after twenty-eight years. He was a talented wood carver, avid fisherman and was considered an extremely good mechanic.
He is survived by his wife, Ruth of fifty-six years; two sons, Scott Baker of Branson, Josh Baker and wife, Alaina of CO; one daughter, Brenda Parrack and husband, Tim; two brothers, Don Baker and wife, Betts of Branson and Bill Baker of CO; two sisters, Doris Wilson of Springfield, MO, Barbara Jenkins and husband, Dorrell of Spokane, MO; three granddaughters, Kalyn, Lexi and Hannah and several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.
He is preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Judy Allison and older brother, Ed Baker.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Kissee-Schofield-Eakins Funeral Home, Forsyth, MO.