Cecil F. “Tex” Baker went home to be with his Lord on October 26, 2019. He was 94 years old. “Tex” was born in Ada, Oklahoma, on September 21, 1925 to Frank and Leola Baker.
Tex was in automobile sales and later in life an entrepreneur. He was a musician who loved Country and Western music and sang and played his guitar at various venues across the country. His music idol was Ernest Tubb who he met many years ago and said he was his friend. Wherever Tex went, he would share the love of Jesus Christ. He never met a stranger and loved everyone. He was a kind man who always had a positive attitude.
He is survived by his son Richard Baker and daughter Barbara Sloan, and stepson Royce Hanson and wife Staci, as well as special friends Hope and Tony Main, who he considered his family.
He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Virginia; his parents; and all his siblings.If you knew Tex, you were indeed blessed. Tex will be dearly missed by his friends and loved ones.
His graveside service was at Owens Chapel Cemetery in Acorn last Sunday, November 24, 2019 with Pastor Steve Ellison officiating.