Eddie Wayne Baker, 69, of Powderly Texas passed away Thursday December 10, 2020 at Baylor Scott and White Hospital in McKinney. Graveside services are set for Tuesday December 15 at 2:30 pm at Long Cemetery under the direction of Roden Pryor Funeral Home. Wade White will officiate, Duane Hamil and Mike Merritt will speak as well. Friends and family will be received one hour prior to service at the cemetery.
Eddie was born on July 30, 1951 in Lamar County to Eddie Ray and Bobbie Onita Shew Baker. He married Nancy Butler on April 23, 1971. He was retired from Atmos Energy after 38 years. Eddie was active in Cowboy Crossing and Cowboy Church in Reno. He was a member of Paris Rodeo and Horse Club and served his community in the Powderly Volunteer Fire Department.
Preceding him in death are his parents and adopted grandson Lane “Bubba” Jaynes.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, son Chris Baker and wife Deana, daughter Lisa Martin and partner Gavin Jaynes, adopted son Cliff Bailey, grandsons; Lane Martin and partner Jordan Thomas, Spencer Smith and Austin Fortner, granddaughter Cory Martin and great-granddaughter Exie “Booger” Charman.
Named to serve as pallbearers are Eran Yoder, Cliff Bailey, Larry Bramhall, Gavin Jaynes, Joe Barrentine, George Moore, Jimmy Sisson and Larry Smith.
If desired, donations may be made in Eddie’s memory to the Paris Rodeo and Horse Club, 550 Clement Rd, Paris, TX 75460 or the Powderly Volunteer Fire Dept., 100 CR 44112, Powderly, TX 75473.
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