Mr. Fred Grover Baker, age 75, a resident of Wickes, Arkansas, died Thursday, November 10, 2016, in De Queen Medical Center.
He was born January 13, 1941, in Haworth, Oklahoma to Ben and Ruby Baker. He was a carpenter, mechanic, and construction supervisor. He was also an active member of the First Baptist Church in Wickes.
Mr. Baker was preceded in death by his parents; first wife; three brothers; and one great-grandson.
He is survived by his wife, Sara Baker; 2 sons and daughters-in-law, Keith and JoAnn Baker of Grannis, Arkansas and Danny and Jenna Webb of Hurst, Texas; two daughters, Carla Hahn and Fredia Baker both of Texarkana, Texas; ten grandchildren, Brandon, Kyle, Justin, Amanda, Derek, Ashley, Kimberly, Megan, Aaron and Grayson; fourteen great-grandchildren; two brothers and a sister-in-law, Randall Baker of Vandervoort, Arkansas and Jimmy and Terry Baker of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and a number of nieces, nephews, and cousins
Funeral services for Mr. Baker will be held at 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 14, 2016, in the Wilkerson Funeral Home Chapel in De Queen, Arkansas with Bro. Scott Ray officiating. Burial will follow in the Eagletown Cemetery.
The family will be at the Baker home at 417 Hwy 278 E. in Wickes.
You may register on-line at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com