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Irving Leroy Baker
  • 81 years old
  • Date of birth: Mar 21, 1936
  • Place of birth:
    Oswego, New York, United States
  • Date of passing: Dec 2, 2017
Let the memory of Irv be with us forever

Irving (Irv) Leroy Baker, 81, died of natural causes on December 2, 2017. Irv is survived by his brother John Baker (wife Diane) of Clewiston, FL; his son Tom Baker of Aurora, CO; three granddaughters, three great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, Edward and Liz Baker; brothers Henry Baker and Bud Baker; sisters Frannie Sergeant, Lucy Howard, Jessie Besaw and Maryann Hibbert; his son Timothy Baker; and his wife Nina Baker. Irv was born on March 21, 1936 in Oswego, NY, to parents Edward and Liz Baker. He spent his career as a truck driver and spent his later days traveling and investing. He enjoyed family, golfing and racing. He was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He will be missed by all.

A celebration of life service is scheduled for December 9, 2017, at 1 PM with a luncheon to follow at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 601 NE Ave B, Belle Glade, FL 33430.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Esther Fredette on 8th December 2017

"Teaching every one of us kids to flip as well as all of our children.  The infamous sit down button.  The stories from your youth you recently told me about, especially the crazy ones with my dad.  Your smile.  Your laugh.  Your hugs.  Memories I'll cherish forever.  Love ya Uncle Irv...."

This tribute was added by Smokey Hibbert on 7th December 2017

"uncle irv, its fitting for you to leave on my birthday cause you were my favorite uncle. Thanks for all the good memeries and give mom and dad a kiss for me love Smokey"

This tribute was added by Tessie Miner on 7th December 2017

"Such a kind, loving, and funny Man. A favorite Uncle to many. The stories you told ,the songs you sang, so many laughs . We always were excited when we seen or heard a rig come down our road because we knew who was behind the wheel. Every year we would spend a week in old forge and every year there would be an unforgettable incident. There are so many memories. I know I will miss you but a piece of you will always be in my heart. Until we see each other again know that  I love you. My favorite Uncle.... Uncle Irv"

This tribute was added by Valeree Miner on 7th December 2017

"Uncle Irv was a great man. If he was in a room just know the room would be light with his joy, positivity and laughter. A laughter like no one else. He would sit and tell me  joke after joke and have me rolling on the floor laughing. There was never a dull moment with Uncle Irv around. It sad to see him gone but i know he is with multiple members of his family for he would talk about so much. RIP Uncle Irv... see you again some day! Much love xoxo"

This tribute was added by Barbara Miller on 7th December 2017

"He was a sweet and wonderful uncle!! His memories bring me happiness.  Little birdie in the tree poem makes me smile and tear up at the same time..  Now you can be with aunt Nina❤❤I love you"

This tribute was added by Caroline Baker on 7th December 2017

"He was a very loving man and had a heart of gold. He loved kids and my children adored. He loved to talk and make you laugh. I will miss his smile and his laughter. R.i.p. uncle irv your memories will live in our hearts forever. Love you"

This tribute was added by KEn Bardin on 7th December 2017

"Sad, but he is in a much better place with Aunt Nina"


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