Ronceverte – Robert B. “Bob” Baker, 71, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Saturday, Mar. 3, 2018, at his residence.
Bob was born Dec. 14, 1946, in Clifton Forge, VA, the son of the late Lloyd B. and Marie Kershner Baker.
He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Fairlea and was a retired auto-tech instructor with 36 years of service from Greenbrier East High School. Bob was a member of the Greenbrier Choral and Barbershop Group and carried his music passion and devotions to the Church’s musicals and plays. He was a real estate agent with Greenbrier Real Estate and current member of the Ronceverte City Council. Bob was Past Master of the Alderson Masonic Lodge #70, President of Monroe County Shrine Club, member of the Greenbrier Valley Shrine Club, Beni Kedem Shriners, Grand Chapter Royal Ancient Masons of WV, Scottish Rite of Free Masonry, Greenbrier Commandry #15, the Lewisburg Order of the Eastern Star Chapter 108 and a member of the Alderson High School graduating Class of 1964.
Other than his parents he was preceded in death by a special friend, Susan Browning, the mother of their daughter.
Those left to cherish his memory are his wife and the love of his life, Terri Kay Baker; daughter, Stephanie Baker Driscoll and husband Patrick of Lewisburg; granddaughter Mary Katherine Driscoll; sister, Betty Pinnell Smith and husband John of Alderson; niece Kathy Boone (Mikel) of Ripley; nephew Scott Pinnell of Alderson; mother-in-law, Donna Yates of Ronceverte; brother-in-law, Dusty Yates (Darlene) of Ronceverte; nephew, Cory Yates (Jessica) of Union; Casey Yoder (Ryan) of Princeton; great-nephews, Garrison and Callan Yates; and special friend, Jacqueline Driscoll of Lewisburg.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Mar. 7, at the First Baptist Church of Fairlea where Dr. Dallas Smith officiated. Interment with Masonic Graveside Rites followed in Greenbrier Memorial Gardens, Lewisburg.
The family received family and friends Tuesday evening, Mar. 6, at the First Baptist Church of Fairlea.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes that memorial contributions be made to; Shriners Hospital for Children, 110 Conn Terrace, Lexington, KY 40508 or call 1-859-266-2101 or to: First Baptist Church of Fairlea, 9146 Seneca Trail South, Ronceverte, WV 24970.
Wallace & Wallace Funeral Home in Lewisburg is in charge of arrangements. Please send online condolences by visiting www.WallaceandWallaceFH.com.