Tommy Lee Baker

Washington County Enterprise-Leader - - NEWS -

Tommy Lee Baker, 79, of Spring­dale, Ark., passed away peace­fully Mon­day, Sept. 17, 2018, at his home. He was born Aug. 5, 1939, in Musko­gee, Okla., to Jeff and Mit­tie Flora (Farmer) Baker.

He was known for his sense of hu­mor and the tremen­dous love he had for his fam­ily and friends. He was an avid sports fan and es­pe­cially de­voted to the Ra­zor­backs and New Eng­land Pa­tri­ots. If his tele­vi­sion was on he was watch­ing ei­ther foot­ball or base­ball. His great­est joy was his grand­chil­dren and watch­ing all of their ac­tiv­i­ties. He served in the Army and was first a truck driver and then a dis­patcher with Wil­lis Shaw Ex­press re­tir­ing af­ter 46 years.

He was pre­ceded in death by two brothers, John and J.W. Baker; two sis­ters, Marie Bunch and Mary Holmes; two brothers-in-law, Fred Bunch and Lin­den Brewer; a sis­ter-in-law, He­len Baker; and an in­fant grand­son.

He is sur­vived by two daugh­ters, Lisa Boudrey and hus­band Tim of Farm­ing­ton, Ark., Lori Smith and hus­band Kip of Spring­dale; a sis­ter, Peggy Brewer of Cave Springs, Ark.; a brother, Jef­fery Baker and wife Debby of Elm Springs, Ark.; a sis­terin-law, Linda Baker Gor­man of Jane, Mo.; five grand­chil­dren, Blake, Lo­gan, Spencer, Jor­dan, Kole; the mother of his daugh­ters, Mar­cia Baker of Spring­dale; and sev­eral nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends.

Fu­neral ser­vices were held 10 a.m. Fri­day, Sept. 21, at Her­itage Fu­neral Home Chapel with in­ter­ment at Shady Grove Ceme­tery.

On­line obit­u­ary and guest­book at www.her­ita­ge­ofnwa.com.

Her­itage Fu­neral Home of Spring­dale was in charge of ar­range­ments.

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